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Noun
/iˈmərjəns/,
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emergences, plural;
  1. The process of coming into being, or of becoming important or prominent
    • - the emergence of the environmental movement
    • - Japan's emergence as a modern state
  2. The process of coming into view or becoming exposed after being concealed
    • - I misjudged the timing of my emergence
  3. The escape of an insect or other invertebrate from an egg, cocoon, pupal case, etc
    • - the parasite's eggs hatch synchronously with the emergence of the wasp larvae
  4. An outgrowth from a stem or leaf composed of epidermal and subepidermal tissue, as the prickles on a thistle plant


  1. the gradual beginning or coming forth; "figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece"
  2. the becoming visible; "not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins"
  3. the act of emerging
  4. egress: the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent
  5. (emerge) come out into view, as from concealment; "Suddenly, the proprietor emerged from his office"
  6. (emerge) issue: come out of; "Water issued from the hole in the wall"; "The words seemed to come out by themselves"
  7. In philosophy, systems theory, science, and art, emergence is the way complex systems and patterns arise out of a multiplicity of relatively simple interactions. Emergence is central to the theories of integrative levels and of complex systems.
  8. Emergence is the first studio album by Natasha St-Pier released on 1996.
  9. Emergence is a science fiction book written by David R. Palmer and first published by Bantam Spectra in November 1984. It had three printings through July 1985, and was republished in 1990 as a "Signature Special Edition" with a few minor edits and a new afterword by the author.
  10. (Emerge (song)) "Emerge" is an electroclash song and the first single from debut album #1 by Fischerspooner. ...
  11. Emerging is the title of the only album by the Phil Keaggy Band, released in 1977 on NewSong Records. The album was re-released on CD in 2000 as ReEmerging with a different track listing, including four newly recorded songs by the original band members.
  12. The act of rising out of a fluid, or coming forth from envelopment or concealment, or of rising into view; sudden uprising or appearance; In particular: the arising of emergent structure in complex systems
  13. (emerge) To come into view; To come out of a situation, object or a liquid; To become known
  14. (Emerge) means that the plan of reorganization contemplated a surviving firm and the plan was confirmed and consummated.  Any size emerging firm is sufficient, but the plan must contemplate that the firm will remain in business indefinitely. ...
  15. (Emerge) means to come out of something, such as a hole, and into plain sight. What’s the word?
  16. (emerge) v. ~  come out or up (from water, etc)
  17. (emerged) became more obvious or apparent
  18. (Emerging) intellectual and/or spiritual movement away from traditionalist, rational, truths.
  19. (emerging) In cycads, early development of a cone or flush of leaves; immature cone or flush.
  20. (emerging) coming forth into view or notice
  21. The process during which fry leave their gravel spawning nest and enter the water column.
  22. When complex results arise from a combination of simple causes. An idea much liked by chaos theorists, who like to build simple computer models and imply that reality is equally predictable. Though this may work for (e. ...
  23. Emergence is the hallmark of complex dynamical systems, by which novel and unexpected structure, pattern or process arises spontaneously in self-organizing systems. ...
  24. Describes the process involved in supervenience. Emergence occurs when a new property arises out of a combination of elements. The traditional example is that water emerges out of the combination of oxygen and hydrogen atoms in certain proportions. ...
  25. (in  complexity (scientific theory): Emergence in an ant colony)