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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Emergence \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.
When from the deep thy bright emergence sprung. --H.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the gradual beginning or coming forth; "figurines presage
the emergence of sculpture in Greece" [syn: emergence,
2: the becoming visible; "not a day's difference between the
emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow
catkins" [syn: emergence, egress, issue]
3: the act of emerging [syn: emergence, emersion]
4: the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent [syn:
egress, egression, emergence]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
59 Moby Thesaurus words for "emergence":
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
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