Portuguese police knew of the burglaries, but apparently did not find it relevant to their own original investigation.
Yesterday the military named a new civilian prime minister, apparently in a bid to quell the protests.
Using a GPS system, the undergarments can also apparently send an alert to parents or police.
late 14c., from Old French aparant "evident, obvious, visible," from Latin apparentem (nominative apparens) "visible, manifest," present participle of apparere (see appear). First attested in phrase heir apparent (see heir). Meaning "superficial" is c.1400. Apparent magnitude in astronomy (how bright a heavenly body looks from earth, as opposed to absolute magnitude, which is how bright it really is) is attested from 1875.