1. the process of coming into view or becoming exposed after being concealed.
“I misjudged the timing of my emergence”
2. the escape of an insect or other invertebrate from an egg, cocoon, or pupal case.
“the parasite’s eggs hatch synchronously with the emergence of the wasp larvae”
3. the process of coming into being, or of becoming important or prominent.
“the emergence of the environmental movement”