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

 sem·blance /ˈsɛmblən(t)s/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sem·blance n.
 1. Seeming; appearance; show; figure; form.
    Thier semblance kind, and mild their gestures were.   --Fairfax.
 2. Likeness; resemblance, actual or apparent; similitude; as, the semblance of worth; semblance of virtue.
    Only semblances or imitations of shells.   --Woodward.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately
           misleading; "he hoped his claims would have a semblance
           of authenticity"; "he tried to give his falsehood the
           gloss of moral sanction"; "the situation soon took on a
           different color" [syn: gloss, color, colour]
      2: an erroneous mental representation [syn: illusion]
      3: picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing
         [syn: likeness]