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  • noun Plural form of emergence.

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Examples

  • Sometimes they came up for brief emergences, for gasping seconds in the sunshine on the surface, and then were under again, dragged under by him, rolled and tumbled under by the curling breakers.

    THE KANAKA SURF

  • To any immense degree, elements of the above worldview are the deeply assumed givens of Western and not only Western culture- indeed, I think that humanism, secularism, and liberalism are by comparison deceptively fragile and shallow emergences against this moral and religious background, and largely in practice confined to youth, to urbanity, and to the arts and sciences.

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  • Well, the scientists who have actually * studied* such things have reported the emergences of hundreds of new species both in nature and in the laboratory.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • But extrapolating from previous emergences of new phenomena suggests there may be surprises in the future we cannot yet envisage or begin to imagine.

    God, Strings, Emergence, and the Future of the World By Nicola Hoggard Creegan

  • Joining us from New York now to discuss the timeline for getting out of bankruptcy and also what a new GM might look like when it emergences from Chapter 11 is the company's finance chief, Ray Young.

    CNN Transcript Jun 2, 2009

  • Well, the scientists who have actually * studied* such things have reported the emergences of hundreds of new species both in nature and in the laboratory.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Think through the time and expense involved in getting to and from work, shopping, schools, and so forth, and don't forget to figure out who will respond to emergences, and what will be involved.

    Robert Drago: A Peaceful Revolution: Hey Mom, Where You Live Matters!

  • J.S. Robert, "Embryology, epigenesis, and evolution: taking development seriously" (Cambridge University Press, 2004) and R.G.B. Reid, "Biological emergences: evolution by natural experiment" (MIT Press, 2007).

    The Origin of Form Was Abrupt Not Gradual

  • Mass emergences of caddisflies are often a nuisance to people because the adults are attracted to lights and some people are allergic to the setae on their wings.

    Insecta (Aquatic)

  • Glaceous wax surfaces and microanatomical epidermal emergences reflect radiation.

    Socotra Island xeric shrublands

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