emergent vs emerging what difference

what is difference between emergent and emerging

English

Etymology

See emerge, emergency.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪ.ˈmɜː.dʒənt/

Adjective

emergent (comparative more emergent, superlative most emergent)

  1. Emerging; coming into view or into existence; nascent; new.
  2. Arising unexpectedly, especially if also calling for immediate reaction.
    (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  3. (especially medicine) Constituting an emergency.
    • 1987, Navy Medicine, page 8:
      Therefore , patients with ulcerative colitis should ideally be treated before they become emergent cases with toxic megacolon or perforation of the colon .
    • 2001, Christopher Hillyer, Krista L. Hillyer, Frank Strobl, Leigh Jefferies, Leslie Silberstein, Handbook of Transfusion Medicine, Academic Press (→ISBN), page 206:
      Bleeding manifestations in chronic DIC are more subacute than in acute DIC, but may become emergent as DIC progresses.
    • 2017, A. Joseph Layon, Andrea Gabrielli, Mihae Yu, Kenneth E. Wood, Civetta, Taylor, & Kirby’s Critical Care Medicine, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (→ISBN):
      As a rule, esophageal disorders become emergent when the airway is compromised either by the initial insult or by a high risk of aspiration.
    • 2019, Walter R. Frontera, Joel A. DeLisa, Bruce M. Gans, Lawrence R. Robinson, DeLisa’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Principles and Practice, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (→ISBN)
      Before communication and cognition impair decision-making, and before the medical needs for interventions become emergent, advance decisions about nutrition and ventilation must be discussed.
  4. (botany) Taller than the surrounding vegetation.
  5. (botany, of a water-dwelling plant) Having leaves and flowers above the water.
  6. (video games) Having gameplay that arises from its mechanics, rather than a linear storyline.
    • 2008, Jim Rossignol, This Gaming Life: Travels in Three Cities (page 126)
      In short, emergent games are ones that allow a huge range of possibilities and don’t dictate a strict, linear flow of events. A strategy game is emergent because so many units can interact and have some effect on each other.
  7. (philosophy, sciences) Having properties as a whole that are more complex than the properties contributed by each of the components individually.

Derived terms

  • emergently

Translations

Noun

emergent (plural emergents)

  1. (botany) A plant whose root system grows underwater, but whose shoot, leaves and flowers grow up and above the water.

References

  • emergent at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • emergent in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [emɛʁˈɡɛnt]
  • Hyphenation: emer‧gent

Adjective

emergent (not comparable)

  1. emergent

Declension

Further reading

  • “emergent” in Duden online

Latin

Verb

ēmergent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of ēmergō

Romanian

Etymology

From French émergent, from Latin emergens.

Adjective

emergent m or n (feminine singular emergentă, masculine plural emergenți, feminine and neuter plural emergente)

  1. emergent

Declension



English

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ɪˈmɝd͡ʒɪŋ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /iˈmɜːd͡ʒɪŋ/

Adjective

emerging (comparative more emerging, superlative most emerging)

  1. Becoming prominent; emergent; rising.

Derived terms

  • emerging market

Translations

Verb

emerging

  1. present participle of emerge

Noun

emerging (plural emergings)

  1. emergence
    • 1857, Pamphlets on Biology: Kofoid collection
      We must endeavour to realize a succession of gradual sinkings or depressions into deep water, alternating with gradual emergings into shallows, and eventually a gradual continued lifting of the whole district []

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