E*mer"gent(?), a. [L. emergens, p. pr. of emergere.] 1. Rising or emerging out of a fluid or anything that covers or conceals; issuing; coming to light.
The mountains huge appear emergent.Milton.
2. Suddenly appearing; arising unexpectedly; calling for prompt action; urgent.
Protection granted in emergent danger.Burke.
Emergent year (Chron.), the epoch or date from which any people begin to compute their time or dates; as, the emergent year of Christendom is that of the birth of Christ; the emergent year of the United States is that of the declaration of their independence.
adv. -- E*mer"gent*ness,
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