- emergency brake,
- emergency medical technician,
- emergency medicine,
- emergency room,
- emergency theory,
- emergent evolution,
- emergent norm,
- emerging market
Origin of emergent
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Emergent procedures provide their benefit right away and have the awesome potential to rescue a patient from the brink of death.
As with any emergent technology where an action is involved, the brand becomes the verb.
In his new book, Present Shock, the media theorist Douglas Rushkoff takes a stab at describing an emergent cultural phenomenon.Not Much New in Douglas Rushkoff’s Reading of the Future|Jacob Silverman|March 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Emergent technologies have fed new and darkly ravenous appetites.
They will find that they are prone to continuously misread and misinterpret their emergent partner, protagonist and rival.
The resolving power and the width of the emergent beam fix the optical character of the instrument.
With each incident ray is associated an emergent ray; such pairs are termed “conjugate ray pairs.”
Moreover, upon the emergent parts of the Eclat reef and heights of the roadstead he proposed to erect two forts.
Upon this plain fact the people of the emergent New Republic will unhesitatingly go.Anticipations|Herbert George Wells
They had been sent to the palace as emergent many months before, but never shown to the King.A Journey through the Kingdom of Oude, Volumes I & II|William Sleeman
mid-15c., from Latin emergentem (nominative emergens), present participle of emergere (see emerge).