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apparent

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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The majority of the artists present sober work, leaving the apparentness, not to say theatrics, to the Shino itself, revealing the result of a prolonged firing; the other connective element is the look at the mists of the buried history of civilisations; in this way the disentangled forms of the containers from Randy Johnston confront us with the difficulty of finding a definition of the new, just like Ray Cavill and his tracks and imprints, frozen in the clay like fragments of the history of the earth, of lost cultures.
Clinton's reliance on heir apparentness intimates familiarity with White House operations but raises questions about a first lady's role and accountability in making decisions.
If this happens, the codification of these principles would overcome the problems of apparentness and dissemination under which Hillman's theory currently struggles.