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e·mer·gence

(ē-mĕr'jens),
1. Recovery of normal function following a period of unconsciousness, especially that associated with a general anesthetic.
2.

e·mer·gence

(ē-mĕr'jĕns)
1. A stage in recovery from general anesthesia that includes a return to spontaneous breathing, voluntary swallowing, and normal consciousness.
2. In microbiology, the appearance and identification of new microorganisms or strains of previously identified species.
[L. emergo, arise, come forth]

e·mer·gence

(ē-mĕr'jĕns)
Stage in recovery from general anesthesia that includes return to spontaneous breathing, voluntary swallowing, and normal consciousness.
[L. emergo, arise, come forth]
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In many cases, it is observed that addition of more detectors makes certain emergent properties to be no longer valid.
The damages of the output collectors were discovered in 1986 after several years of operation on 25 PGV-1000 steam generators and led to repairing of two and replacing the 23 steam generators at operating NPP [9]; these damages are due to the emergent properties presence and, as noted in [9], are caused by the complex multifactor effect of different nature factors.
The account Wilson and Carston offer of the nature and role of pragmatic processes implicated in generating emergent properties looks like a case of the advocate of PPA having her cake and eating it.
Emergent properties may indicate the existence of the soul; they are not substitutes for it-for that single unifying principle that is the source of the unity of the living being precisely as living.
We state that by using assistance and scaffolding mechanisms the dialogue between the learner and the m-assessment system can be mediated but some emergent properties have to be considered in order to guarantee the success of the activity.
He also listed emergent properties, taking care to link their appearance with the concurrent presence of specific elements of the latter.
In systems theory, emergent properties refer to those properties of a system that arise out of more fundamental entities, yet are not reducible to the properties of those lower-level entities.
Teaching ecology provides teachers with the opportunity to engage students in systems and computational biology, modeling, and analyzing emergent properties as outlined in the AAAS Vision and Change report for undergraduate biology or in NRCs Framework for K--12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas.
8) In coordination with the emergent properties give way to greater scale.
"Thus, heredity and evolution, two hallmarks of life, are not limited to DNA and RNA but are likely to be emergent properties of polymers capable of information storage," the researchers write.