E*mer"sion (?), n. [Cf. F. 'emersion. See Emerge.]
The act of emerging, or of rising out of anything; as, emersion from the sea; emersion from obscurity or difficulties.
Their immersion into water and their emersion out of the same.
The reappearance of a heavenly body after an eclipse or occultation; as, the emersion of the moon from the shadow of the earth; the emersion of a star from behind the moon.
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