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Dry land which was part of the ocean floor.
The act or process of becoming an emergent land mass.



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).

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The 1991 emergence of the periodical cicadas (Homoptera: Cicadidae: Magicicada spp.
The unexpected 1995 emergence of periodical cicadas (Homoptera: Cicadidae: Magicieada spp.
Viral evolution and the emergence of SARS coronavirus.
The development was visited daily during the emergence to determine whether cicadas emerged or dispersed into the area.
The emergence start date was compared with the average of April high temperatures, average April low temperatures, and average overall April temperatures for 1936, 1953, 1987, and 1991.
Areas in Madeira, which experienced dense Brood XIV cicada populations in 1991, had a moderate emergence this year.
The soil temperatures on the first day of cicada emergence ranged from 16.
Oviposition in the development was very high, which promises a large emergence in 2021.