1. Arising suddenly and unexpectedly, calling for quick judgment and prompt action. 2. Coming out; leaving a cavity or other part.

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emer·gent i-'mər-jənt adj calling for prompt or urgent action <an \emergent condition in a hemophiliac>

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emer·gent (e-murґjənt) 1. pertaining to an emergency. 2. coming into being through consecutive stages of development, as in emergent evolution.

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  • emergent — [ē mʉr′jənt, imʉr′jənt] adj. [< L emergens, prp. of emergere] 1. emerging 2. arising unexpectedly or as a new or improved development 3. recently founded or newly independent [an emergent nation] …   English World dictionary

  • Emergent —         (англ.) новое качество, возникающее в ходе эволюции, но не выводимое (в отличие от resultant) из предшествующих моментов.         см. Эмерджентная эволюция. Философский энциклопедический словарь. М.: Советская энциклопедия. Гл. редакция:… …   Философская энциклопедия

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