emergently

emergent

[ih-mur-juhnt]
adjective
1.
coming into view or notice; issuing.
2.
emerging; rising from a liquid or other surrounding medium.
3.
coming into existence, especially with political independence: the emergent nations of Africa.
4.
arising casually or unexpectedly.
5.
calling for immediate action; urgent.
6.
Evolution. displaying emergence.
noun
7.
Ecology. an aquatic plant having its stem, leaves, etc., extending above the surface of the water.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin ēmergent- (stem ofēmergēns) arising out of, present participle of ēmergere to emerge

emergently, adverb
emergentness, noun
nonemergent, adjective
reemergent, adjective
unemergent, adjective
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emergent (ɪˈmɜːdʒənt)
 
adj
1.  coming into being or notice: an emergent political structure
2.  (of a nation) recently independent
 
n
3.  an aquatic plant with stem and leaves above the water
 
e'mergently
 
adv

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emergent
mid-15c., from L. emergens, prp. of emergere (see emerge).
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emergent   (ĭ-mûr'jənt)  Pronunciation Key 
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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