"vanishing" in the noun sense
a sudden or mysterious disappearance
a sudden disappearance from sight
"vanishing" in the verb sense
1. disappear, vanish, go away
get lost, as without warning or explanation
"He disappeared without a trace"
2. vanish, disappear, go away
become invisible or unnoticeable
"The effect vanished when day broke"
3. fly, fell, vanish
pass away rapidly
"Time flies like an arrow"
"Time fleeing beneath him"
4. vanish, disappear
cease to exist
"An entire civilization vanished"
5. vanish, fly, vaporize
decrease rapidly and disappear
"the money vanished in las Vegas"
"all my stock assets have vaporized"
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