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 for Missing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Miss \Miss\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Missed (m[i^]st); p. pr. &
     vb. n. Missing.] [AS. missan; akin to D. & G. missen, OHG.
     missan, Icel. missa, Sw. mista, Dan. miste. [root]100. See
     Mis-, pref.]
     1. To fail of hitting, reaching, getting, finding, seeing,
        hearing, etc.; as, to miss the mark one shoots at; to miss
        the train by being late; to miss opportunites of getting
        knowledge; to miss the point or meaning of something said.
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              When a man misses his great end, happiness, he will
              acknowledge he judged not right.      --Locke.
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     2. To omit; to fail to have or to do; to get without; to
        dispense with; -- now seldom applied to persons.
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              She would never miss, one day,
              A walk so fine, a sight so gay.       --Prior.
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              We cannot miss him; he does make our fire,
              Fetch in our wood.                    --Shak.
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     3. To discover the absence or omission of; to feel the want
        of; to mourn the loss of; to want; as, to miss an absent
        loved one. --Shak.
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              Neither missed we anything . . . Nothing was missed
              of all that pertained unto him.       --1 Sam. xxv.
                                                    15, 21.
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              What by me thou hast lost, thou least shalt miss.
                                                    --Milton.
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     To miss stays. (Naut.) See under Stay.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Missing \Miss"ing\, a. [From Miss, v. i.]
     Absent from the place where it was expected to be found;
     lost; lacking; wanting; not present when called or looked
     for.
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           Neither was there aught missing unto them. --1 Sam.
                                                    xxv. 7.
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           For a time caught up to God, as once
           Moses was in the mount, and missing long. --Milton.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  missing
      adj 1: not able to be found; "missing in action"; "a missing
             person"
      2: nonexistent; "the thumb is absent"; "her appetite was
         lacking" [syn: lacking, absent, missing, wanting]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  82 Moby Thesaurus words for "missing":
     absconded, absent, arrested, away, bankrupt in, bare of, bereft of,
     callow, defective, deficient, deleted, denuded of, departed,
     deprived of, destitute of, devoid, devoid of, disappeared,
     embryonic, empty of, existless, extinct, failing, for want of,
     forlorn of, gone, gone away, hypoplastic, immature, in arrear,
     in arrears, in default, in default of, in short supply, in want of,
     inadequate, incomplete, infant, lacking, lost, lost to sight,
     lost to view, minus, needing, negative, no longer present, no more,
     nonattendant, nonexistent, not found, not present, null, omitted,
     out of, out of pocket, out of sight, part, partial, past and gone,
     patchy, scant, scant of, scanty, scrappy, short, short of, shy,
     shy of, sketchy, subtracted, taken away, unblessed with,
     underdeveloped, undeveloped, unexisting, unpossessed of, vacuous,
     vanished, void, void of, wanting, without being
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Missing definition
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