Definition of emergence
1 : the act or an instance of emerging
2 : any of various superficial outgrowths of plant tissue usually formed from both epidermis and immediately underlying tissues
3 : penetration of the soil surface by a newly germinated plant
Examples of emergence in a Sentence
the emergence of the Internet as an important means of communication
the economy's emergence from a recession
Recent Examples of emergence from the Web
So just the emergence of a platform won’t be enough in this moment.
Few take Shadow Brokers' threats or their ostentatious demands for cash at face value, but the timing of their re-emergence dropped another hint at the spy games possibly playing out behind the scenes.
Since the emergence of The Makeout Photos, this theory has lost much of its cache.
His emergence from that time was due in part to the formation of this program.
Metro believes the emergence of Uber and Lyft, paired with cheap gas and laws allowing undocumented Californians to obtain drivers licenses, contribute to the diminishing riders.
Before this amendment emergence, there were three Senate bills attempting to either strengthen or reinforce existing sanctions against Russia.
The rise of the openly-gay, Indian immigrant’s son chimes with the emergence of a more youthful generation of leaders ranging from Justin Trudeau in Canada to President Emmanuel Macron in France.
On summer nights, Sauta Cave National Wildlife Refuge hosts the largest emergence of bats east of the Mississippi--300,000--and extra bonus, no mosquitoes.
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First Known Use of emergence
EMERGENCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of emergence for English Language Learners
: the act of becoming known or coming into view : the act of emerging
Medical Definition of emergence
: a recovering of consciousness (as from anesthesia)
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