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Meaning of EMERGENCE

Pronunciation:  i'murjuns

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of emerging
  2. [n]  the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent
  3. [n]  the becoming visible; "not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins"
  4. [n]  the gradual beginning or coming forth; "figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece"

EMERGENCE is a 9 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: egress, egress, egression, emersion, growth, issue, outgrowth
 See Also: appearance, beginning, deed, dissilience, effort, emanation, emission, eruption, exploit, feat, rise, surfacing



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\E*mer"gence\, n.; pl. {Emergences}.
The act of rising out of a fluid, or coming forth from
envelopment or concealment, or of rising into view; sudden
uprisal or appearance.

      The white color of all refracted light, at its very
      first emergence . . . is compounded of various colors.
                                               --Sir I.

      When from the deep thy bright emergence sprung. --H.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Departure of fry from the incubation gravel into the water column.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: apparition, appearance, appearing, arising, avatar, break, breakout, coming, coming into being, coming-forth, deliverance, delivery, development, discharge, disclosure, emanation, emersion, emission, epiphany, escape, escapism, evasion, exposure, extrication, extrusion, flight, forthcoming, freeing, getaway, incarnation, issuance, issue, jailbreak, leak, leakage, liberation, manifestation, materialization, materializing, occurrence, opening, outlet, presentation, prisonbreak, realization, release, rescue, revelation, riddance, rise, rising, setting-free, showing, showing forth, surfacing, theophany, unfolding, unfoldment, vent