Definition of emergence in English:


Line breaks: emer|gence
Pronunciation: /ɪˈməːdʒ(ə)ns


[mass noun]
  • 1The process of becoming visible after being concealed: I misjudged the timing of my emergence
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    • Seeds were scored daily for radicle emergence through the testa or PE envelope.
    • I do not however see how the late emergence of the evidence matters.
    disclosure, becoming known, coming to light, exposure, unfolding, publication, publicizing, publishing, broadcasting
  • 1.1The escape of an insect or other invertebrate from an egg, cocoon, or pupal case: the parasite’s eggs hatch synchronously with the emergence of the wasp larvae


mid 17th century (in the sense 'unforeseen occurrence'): from medieval Latin emergentia, from Latin emergere 'bring to light' (see emerge).

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