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Meaning of EMERSION

Pronunciation:  i'murzhun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of emerging
  2. [n]  (astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse
 

EMERSION is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: egress, emergence
 
 Antonyms: immersion, ingress
 
 See Also: appearance, eclipse, occultation, reappearance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E*mer"sion\, n. [Cf. F. ['e]mersion. See {Emerge}.]
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. (Astron.) 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.

 

 

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