Emergent meaning

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Arising unexpectedly or as a new or improved development.
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Emerging.
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Rooted below a body of water or in an area that is periodically submerged but extending above the water level. Used of aquatic plants such as cattails, rushes, or cord grass.
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Emerging; coming into view or into existence; nascent; new.
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(botany) Taller than the surrounding vegetation.
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(botany, of a water-dwelling plant) Having leaves and flowers above the water.
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(video games) Having gameplay that arises from its mechanics, rather than a linear storyline.
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(botany) A plant whose root system grows underwater, but whose shoot, leaves and flowers grows up and above the water.
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An emergent is defined as something that is coming into view.

An example of an emergent is a huge building that can be seen from a great distance and gets larger as you get closer.

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The definition of emergent is in the process of becoming something or coming into view, or occurring as a result.

An example of someone who would be described as emergent is a brand new author first becoming famous; an emergent author.

An example of something that would be described as emergent is the economic boom when a series of economic conditions all come together to create a particular economic climate that is primed for major growth; an emergent economy.

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Occurring as a consequence; resultant.

Economic problems emergent from the restriction of credit.

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One that is emerging or coming into view or existence.
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Recently founded or newly independent.

An emergent nation.

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