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Dry land which was part of the ocean floor.
The act or process of becoming an emergent land mass.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an outgrowth on the surface of stems and leaves formed, in contrast to hair, not only by the epidermis but by underlying tissues. Emergences include the stinging hairs of nettle, the thorns on rose stems and thorn apples, and the glandular hairs on sundew (Drosera).
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.