apparition: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ap"u-rish'un), [key]
- a supernatural appearance of a person or thing, esp. a ghost; a specter or phantom; wraith: a ghostly apparition at midnight.
- anything that appears, esp. something remarkable or startling: the surprising apparition of cowboys in New York City.
- an act of appearing; manifestation.
- the appearance or time when a comet, esp. a periodic one, is visible: the 1986 apparition of Halley's comet.
- apparition (Thesaurus)