coming into view; arrival
that which shows; what sb/sth appears to be
"I tried to describe his appearance to the police"
"the rookie made a brief appearance in the first period"
"it was Bernhardt's last appearance in America"
"they try to keep up appearances"
"that ceremony is just for show"
The appearance of the fleet was unlooked for.
出自： E. A. Freeman
I had not seen him approach, and the sudden appearance made me start.
出自： J. Buchan
I believe you are perfectly honest, but appearances are rather against you.
To all appearance(s) he is fit for the post.
误 Don't judge by appearance.
正 Don't judge by appearances.
析 指看得见可能是假象的外表时, appearance应该用复数形式,区别于一般的外表或相貌。