disappear/vanish into thin air

Definition of disappear/vanish into thin air

  1. :  to disappear completely in a way that is mysterious The papers seem to have vanished into thin air.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to pass from view

    :  to cease to be :  pass out of existence or notice

    :  to cause the disappearance of

  1. :  to pass quickly from sight :  disappear

    :  to pass completely from existence

    :  to assume the value zero

  1. :  having little extent from one surface to its opposite

    :  measuring little in cross section or diameter

    :  not dense in arrangement or distribution

  1. :  to make thin or thinner:

    :  to reduce in thickness or depth :  attenuate

    :  to make less dense or viscous

  1. :  in a thin manner :  thinly

  1. :  breath

    :  the mixture of invisible odorless tasteless gases (such as nitrogen and oxygen) that surrounds the earth

    :  a light breeze

  1. :  to expose to the air for drying, purifying, or refreshing :  ventilate

    :  to expose to public view or bring to public notice

    :  to transmit by radio or television

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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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