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Physics as observed but ignoring such factors as the motion of the observer, changes in the environment, etc.

apparent

Denoting a property of a star or other celestial body, such as altitude or brightness, as seen or measured by an observer. Corrections must be made to obtain the true value.

apparent

[ə′pa·rənt]
(astronomy)
A term used to designate certain measured or measurable astronomic quantities to refer them to real or visible objects, such as the sun or a star.
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"He was apparently fine, until something triggered him, and he started to go berserk, firing his gun past 4 in the afternoon of Monday, Dec.
Apple, Samsung, and the USB consortium all support different power levels and have established incompatible methods of charger identification,” said Nathan Crum, one of Apparently Connected's founders.
The former Smiths frontman asked the Staples Centre to close down their McDonald's outlets and they agreed, a request that had previously apparently been denied to Sir Paul Mccartney.
Iranian television showed one of the players apparently pick the live explosive up, thinking it was a piece of harmless debris.
websites were also apparently developed by external consultants, without proper coordination with the U.N.'s own Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT), which reports directly to U.N.
This study ("Prevalence of echocardiographic evidence of cardiac disease in apparently healthy cats with murmurs," Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2011) studied 32 owned cats that were considered healthy based upon history and physical examination except for a heart murmur on auscultation.
* Before Newt went Dada at AIPAC earlier, he was apparently taking a snooze.
Apparently, we are allowed to see comments berating an autocratic regime, which has lifted many out of poverty and provided opportunity by shrewd shepherding of the economy, for its capricious and random acts against those who challenge its authority.
Twelve treatments were explored in this experiment namely : [T.sub.1] = Farmer's saved seed, [T.sub.2] = Apparently healthy seed, [T.sub.3] = Farmer's saved seed treated with brine solution, [T.sub.4] = Apparently healthy seed treated with brine solution, [T.sub.5] = Sun drying of farmer's saved seed,[T.sub.6] = Sun drying of apparently healthy seed, [T.sub.7] = Farmer's saved seed treated with hot water,[T.sub.8] = Apparently healthy seed treated with hot water, [T.sub.9] = Polythene solarization of farmer's saved seed, [T.sub.10] = Polythene solarization of apparently healthy seed, [T.sub.11] = Farmer's saved seed treated with Bavistin 5 0WP, [T.sub.12]= Apparently healthy seed treated Bavistin 50WP.
A photograph of a recent Iranian missile test was apparently doctored to show a fourth missile firing from a desert testing range, analysts and photographic experts have said.
Andy Kessler arrived with a posse to check out the opening, only to discover an apparently vacant gallery filled with several hundred thousand dollars worth of art.