- van|ish|ing|ly [ˈvænıʃıŋli] advvanishingly small/improbableextremely small or unlikely▪ The chances of dying under anaesthetic are vanishingly small.
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vanishingly — [van′ish iŋ lē] adv. to the point of being nearly invisible or nonexistent [a vanishingly small probability] * * * See vanisher. * * * … Universalium
vanishingly — [van′ish iŋ lē] adv. to the point of being nearly invisible or nonexistent [a vanishingly small probability] … English World dictionary
vanishingly — adverb Date: 1870 so as to be almost nonexistent or invisible < the difference is vanishingly small > … New Collegiate Dictionary
vanishingly — adverb so as to vanish, or appear to vanish vanishingly small … Wiktionary
vanishingly — vanish ► VERB 1) disappear suddenly and completely. 2) gradually cease to exist. 3) Mathematics become zero. DERIVATIVES vanishing adjective & noun vanishingly adverb. ORIGIN Old French esvanir, from Latin evanescere die away … English terms dictionary
vanishingly — adverb so as to disappear or approach zero errors are vanishingly rare … Useful english dictionary
vanishingly — adv. fleetingly, in the manner of disappearing … English contemporary dictionary
vanishingly — van·ish·ing·ly … English syllables
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