emergent: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (i-mûr'junt), [key]
- coming into view or notice; issuing.
- emerging; rising from a liquid or other surrounding medium.
- coming into existence, esp. with political independence: the emergent nations of Africa.
- arising casually or unexpectedly.
- calling for immediate action; urgent.
- displaying emergence.
- an aquatic plant having its stem, leaves, etc., extending above the surface of the water.
- emergent (Thesaurus)