|n.||1.||The act of rising out of a fluid, or coming forth from envelopment or concealment, or of rising into view; sudden uprisal or appearance.|
The white color of all refracted light, at its very first emergence . . . is compounded of various colors.
|Noun||1.||emergence - the gradual beginning or coming forth; "figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece"|
|2.||emergence - the becoming visible; "not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins"|
|3.||emergence - the act of emerging|
|4.||emergence - the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent|