Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: emergence  i'mur-jun(t)s
  1. The gradual beginning or coming forth
    "figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece";
    - outgrowth, growth
  2. The becoming visible
    "not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins";
    - egress, issue
  3. The act of emerging
    - emersion
  4. The act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent
    - egress, egression

Derived forms: emergences

Type of: act, appearance, beginning, deed, human action, human activity

Encyclopedia: Emergence