Definition of Emersion

1. Noun. (astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse.

Exact synonyms: Egress
Category relationships: Astronomy, Uranology
Generic synonyms: Reappearance
Group relationships: Eclipse, Occultation
Antonyms: Ingress, Immersion



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

Definition of Emersion

1. n. The act of emerging, or of rising out of anything; as, emersion from the sea; emersion from obscurity or difficulties.

Definition of Emersion

1. Noun. emergence, especially from the water ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Emersion

1. the act of emerging [n -S]

Medical Definition of Emersion

1. 1. The act of emerging, or of rising out of anything; as, emersion from the sea; emersion from obscurity or difficulties. "Their immersion into water and their emersion out of the same." (Knatchbull) 2. The reappearance of a heavenly body after an eclipse or occultation; as, the emersion of the moon from the shadow of the earth; the emersion of a star from behind the moon. Origin: Cf. F. Emersion. See Emerge. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Emersion

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emersion (current term)
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Literary usage of Emersion

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1. The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year edited by Jared Sparks, Johann Schobert, Francis Bowen, George Partridge Sanger (1833)
"A. t 3' 6" ) South of the emersion . . . . 11 30 27 £ 1 39 J centre. Marche. ... Occultation of 9 Щ. emersion . . . . 9 48 10 { 6 34 J centre. Immersion . ..."

2. Treatise on Physics by Andrew Gray (1901)
"Wedges of emersion and Immersion. — When a ship is heeled over as in Fig. 214, a wedge of the vessel CLL, is brought under water, while another wedge of ..."

3. Report of the Exploring Expedition of the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842 by John Charles Frémont, John Torrey, James Hall (1845)
"emersion of Jupiter's first satellite. ENCAMPMENT ON THE MAIN BRANCH OF FALL RIVER. Determination of latitude, November 30, 1843—altitudes of Polaris. ..."

4. American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge edited by Jared Sparks, Francis Bowen, George Partridge Sanger (1831)
"M. 0'58" > South of the emersion . . 9 38 47.8 0 44 5 Centre. 5 's SD at Im. 16' 20.9" ; at Em. 16' 18.4". October 2d. Occultation of Regulus. Immersion . ..."

5. The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year edited by Jared Sparks, Francis Bowen, George Partridge Sanger (1833)
"M. 3' 22" l emersion . . 4 6 68 7 42 J Star rises 7th Immersion emersion 8th Immersion emersion Immersion emersion Centre. 4' N. of D . South of D 's Centre ..."

6. The Microscope and Its Revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter, William Henry Dallinger (1891)
"... gills reach their highest development on the fourth or fifth day after emersion ; and they then wither so rapidly ..."

7. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1859)
"At the emersion, the star presented the same appearance as at the immersion, and it shone, when the nebulosity had entirely passed from over it, ..."

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