pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression
"they try to keep up appearances"
"that ceremony is just for show"
the act of appearing in public view
"the rookie made a brief appearance in the first period"
"it was Bernhardt's last appearance in America"
a mental representation
"I tried to describe his appearance to the police"
formal attendance (in court or at a hearing) of a party in an action
- coming into court
the event of coming into sight
outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
- visual aspect