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emersion

[ ih-mur-zhuhn, -shuhn ]
/ ɪˈmɜr ʒən, -ʃən /
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noun
Also called egress. Astronomy. the emergence of a heavenly body from an eclipse, an occultation, or a transit.Compare immersion (def. 5).
Archaic. the act of emerging.
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Origin of emersion

1625–35; <Latin ēmers(us) (past participle of ēmergere to emerge) + -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM emersion

re·e·mer·sion, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH emersion

emersion , immersion
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British Dictionary definitions for emersion

emersion
/ (ɪˈmɜːʃən) /

noun
the act or an instance of emerging
Also called: egress astronomy the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse or occultation

Word Origin for emersion

C17: from Latin ēmersus, from ēmergere; see emerge
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