emergence[ē mʉr′jəns, i-]
emergence definition by Webster's New World
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- an emerging
- an outgrowth from beneath the outer layer of a plant, as a rose prickle
Origin: ; from Classical Latin emergens, present participle of emergere
emergence definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The act or process of emerging.
- A superficial outgrowth of plant tissue, such as the prickle of a rose.