the period of time between two successive passages of the sun’s center across the same meridian.
- Apparent temperature
. apparent temperature See heat index.
- Apparent time
Astronomy. local time measured by the hour angle of the sun. Historical Examples The interval, by which apparent time differs from mean time, is called the equation of time. Letters on Astronomy Denison Olmsted It is the relation of the sun’s hour angle to apparent time. Lectures in Navigation Ernest Gallaudet Draper Difference between apparent […]
- Apparent wind
(wind), the velocity of air as measured from a moving object, as a ship.
a coalition formed between political parties during an election.
readily seen; exposed to sight; open to view; visible: The crack in the wall was readily apparent. capable of being easily perceived or understood; plain or clear; obvious: The solution to the problem was apparent to all. according to appearances, initial evidence, incomplete results, etc.; ostensible rather than actual: He was the apparent winner of […]