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verb (vanish, es)
  1. To become invisible or move out of view unnoticed.
  2. (Mathematics) To become equal to zero.
The function f(x)=x^2 vanishes at x=0.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: verdwijnen (1)
  • French: disparaí®tre(fr) (1)
  • German: verschwinden (1,2)
  • Italian: sparire, svanire (1)
  • Spanish: desvanecerse, desaparecer (1)
Etymology: Aphetic for obsolete evanish, Old French esvanir, esvaniss- (French évanouir), Vulgar Latin evanescere, from vanus, "empty".


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