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 for emersion
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Emersion \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
        [1913 Webster]
              Their immersion into water and their emersion out of
              the same.                             --Knatchbull.
        [1913 Webster]
     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.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: (astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an
           eclipse [syn: egress, emersion] [ant: immersion,
      2: the act of emerging [syn: emergence, emersion]

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