Definition of Emergence

1. Noun. The gradual beginning or coming forth. "Figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece"

Exact synonyms: Growth, Outgrowth
Generic synonyms: Beginning
Specialized synonyms: Rise
Derivative terms: Emerge, Grow, Grow



2. Noun. The becoming visible. "Not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins"
Exact synonyms: Egress, Issue
Generic synonyms: Beginning
Specialized synonyms: Eruption, Dissilience
Derivative terms: Egress, Emerge

3. Noun. The act of emerging.
Exact synonyms: Emersion
Generic synonyms: Appearance
Derivative terms: Emergent, Emerge, Emerge, Emerge, Emerge, Emerge

4. Noun. The act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent.
Exact synonyms: Egress, Egression
Generic synonyms: Act, Deed, Human Action, Human Activity
Specialized synonyms: Surfacing, Emanation, Emission
Derivative terms: Egress, Egress, Emerge

Definition of Emergence

1. n. The act of rising out of a fluid, or coming forth from envelopment or concealment, or of rising into view; sudden uprisal or appearance.

Definition of Emergence

1. Noun. The act of rising out of a fluid, or coming forth from envelopment or concealment, or of rising into view; sudden uprising or appearance. ¹

2. Noun. In particular: the arising of emergent structure in complex systems. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Emergence

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Emergence

1. Departure of fry from the incubation gravel into the water column. (09 Oct 1997)

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Literary usage of Emergence

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1. Shore Processes and Shoreline Development by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1919)
"SHORELINES OF emergence Initial Stage. — In the typical shoreline of ... Elements of the profile of a shoreline of emergence. smooth marine plane or coastal ..."

2. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"CHAPTER XXIX emergence OF TERRESTRIAL VERTEBRATES Next to the origin of the vertebrates from their ancient ancestry the greatest and most dramatic event in ..."

3. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"Points of emergence of the Spinal Nerves. The roots of the spinal nerves from their ... The level of their emergence from the cord is within certain limits ..."

4. Manual of Petrographic Methods by Albert Johannsen (1918)
"of emergence. It is, of course, not necessary to determine the complete curves but only that part in the neighborhood of the optic axis. ..."

5. Manual of Petrographic Methods by Albert Johannsen (1918)
"of emergence. It is, of course, not necessary to determine the complete curves but only that part in the neighborhood of the optic axis. ..."

6. Flexibility in Natural Gas Supply and Demand by Sylvie Cornot-Gandolphe, Ralf Dickel, International Energy Agency (2002)
"The first section deals with the emergence and development of gas trading, with reference to the North American and British experiences. ..."

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