E*mer"gent*ly, adv. E*mer"gent*ness, n. [R.]
1. Emery. [Obs.] Drayton.
2. A glazier's diamond. Crabb.
(Em"er*it*ed) a. [See Emeritus.] Considered as having done sufficient public service, and
therefore honorably discharged. [Obs.] Evelyn.
(||E*mer"i*tus) a. [L., having served out his time, p. p. of emerere, emereri, to obtain by
service, serve out one's term; e out + merere, mereri, to merit, earn, serve.] Honorably discharged
from the performance of public duty on account of age, infirmity, or long and faithful services; said of
an officer of a college or pastor of a church.
(||E*mer"i*tus), n.; pl. Emeriti [L.] A veteran who has honorably completed his service.
(Em"er*ods Em"er*oids) n. pl. [OF. emmeroides. See Hemorrhoids.] Hemorrhoids; piles; tumors; boils.
[R.] Deut. xxviii. 27.
(E*mersed") a. [L. emersus, p. p. See Emerge.] (Bot.) Standing out of, or rising above,
(E*mer"sion) n. [Cf. F. émersion. See Emerge.]
1. The act of emerging, or of rising out of anything; as, emersion from the sea; emersion from obscurity
Their immersion into water and their emersion out of the same.Knatchbull.
2. (Astron.) 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.