re emersion

emersion

[ih-mur-zhuhn, -shuhn]
noun
1.
Also called egress. Astronomy. the emergence of a heavenly body from an eclipse, an occultation, or a transit. Compare immersion ( def 5 ).
2.
Archaic. the act of emerging.

Origin:
1625–35; < Latin ēmers(us) (past participle of ēmergere to emerge) + -ion

reemersion, noun

emersion, immersion.
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emersion (ɪˈmɜːʃən)
 
n
1.  the act or an instance of emerging
2.  astronomy Also called: egress the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse or occultation
 
[C17: from Latin ēmersus, from ēmergere; see emerge]

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emersion
1630s, noun of action from L. emergere (see emerge). Originally of eclipses and occultations.
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