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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ev·a·nes·cent /-sṇt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ev·a·nes·cent /ˌɛvəˈnɛsṇt/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ev·a·nes·cent a.
 1. Liable to vanish or pass away like vapor; vanishing; fleeting; as, evanescent joys.
    So evanescent are the fashions of the world in these particulars.   --Hawthorne.
 2. Vanishing from notice; imperceptible.
    The difference between right and wrong, in some petty cases, is almost evanescent.   --Wollaston.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : tending to vanish like vapor; "evanescent beauty"