from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or process of emerging.
- n. A superficial outgrowth of plant tissue, such as the prickle of a rose.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of rising out of a fluid, or coming forth from envelopment or concealment, or of rising into view; sudden uprising or appearance.
- n. In particular: the arising of emergent structure in complex systems.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of rising out of a fluid, or coming forth from envelopment or concealment, or of rising into view; sudden uprisal or appearance.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of rising from or out of that which covers or conceals; a coming forth or into view.
- n. In botany, an outgrowth or appendage upon the surface of an organ, as the prickles and glandular hairs of roses.
- n. An emergency; exigency.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent
- n. the gradual beginning or coming forth
- n. the act of emerging
- n. the becoming visible
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"I am pretty convinced that this is what we call emergence of resistance, meaning that it was not transmission," said Johns Hopkins Hospital Dr. Trish Peri.
Vinokourov's re-emergence is a major boost for Astana as it tries to lead Contador to his third Tour de France title.
Ukrainian soccer club Shakhtar Donetsk's run to the quarterfinals of the Champions League has been described as the emergence of a rising power and a triumph for its billionaire owner Rinat Akhmetov.
DONETSK, Ukraine—Shakhtar Donetsk's run to the quarterfinals of the Champions League has been described as the emergence of a rising power in European football, a triumph for its billionaire owner Rinat Akhmetov and the biggest surprise in this tournament's recent history.
In the report, which analyzes the forces commoditizing enterprise storage, authors George Gilbert and Juergen Urbanski write that leading storage vendors are planning their innovation around a 3-year time frame, expecting adoption of new storage technologies to coincide with emergence from the current recession.
With the FDA's long awaited approval of the Geron human trials for embryonic stem cell research, the biomedical industry is on the verge of major growth, pivotal to California's emergence from the world-wide recession.
How would you explain the ice age and emergence from the ice age without stimulation by evil capitalist.
Extrapolating these capabilities suggests the near-term emergence and visibility of self-improving neural networks, "artificial" intelligence, quantum algorithms, quantum computing and super-intelligence.
I'm admitting to a sexual hang-up I believed to have been caused by an inconveniently-timed emergence from the latency period and the shock resulting from the sight of Mrs Fulmer slipping off her high heels under her desk.
This, taken together with its emergence from a nominally democratic matrix, make it hard to see coming and easy to blunt analogies.