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emergence

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noun emer·gence \i-ˈmər-jən(t)s\

Simple Definition of emergence

  • : the act of becoming known or coming into view : the act of emerging

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of emergence

  1. 1 :  the act or an instance of emerging

  2. 2 :  any of various superficial outgrowths of plant tissue usually formed from both epidermis and immediately underlying tissues

  3. 3 :  penetration of the soil surface by a newly germinated plant

Examples of emergence in a sentence

  1. the emergence of the Internet as an important means of communication

  2. the economy's emergence from a recession



1704

First Known Use of emergence

1704


Medical Dictionary

emergence

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noun emer·gence \i-ˈmər-jən(t)s\

Medical Definition of emergence

  1. :  a recovering of consciousness (as from anesthesia)





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