emersed
adjective Date: 1686 standing out of or rising above a surface (as of a fluid) <
emersed aquatic weeds
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  • Emersed — E*mersed , a. [L. emersus, p. p. See {Emerge}.] (Bot.) Standing out of, or rising above, water. Gray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • emersed — 1680s, pp. adj. from L. emersus, pp. of emergere (see EMERGE (Cf. emerge)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • emersed — [ē mʉrst′] adj. [< L emersus (pp. of emergere, EMERGE) + ED] having emerged above the surface; specif., standing out above the water, as the leaves of certain aquatic plants …   English World dictionary

  • emersed — ēˈmərst adjective Etymology: Latin emersus + English ed : standing out of or rising above a surface (as of a fluid) an aquatic plant with flower stalk emersed …   Useful english dictionary

  • emersed — /i merrst /, adj. Bot. risen or standing out of water, surrounding leaves, etc. [1680 90; < L emersus (ptp. of emergere to EMERGE) + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • emersed — adjective That rises above the surface …   Wiktionary

  • emersed — adj. standing out from something which surrounds (as in water, hills, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • emersed — e•mersed [[t]ɪˈmɜrst[/t]] adj. bot (of a plant) rising or standing out of water, surrounding leaves, etc • Etymology: 1680–90; < L ēmersus (see emersion) …   From formal English to slang

  • emersed — /əˈmɜst/ (say uh merst), /i / (say ee ) adjective 1. having emerged. 2. Botany risen or standing out of water, surrounding leaves, etc. {Latin ēmersus, past participle, emerged + ed2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • emersed vegetation — emergent vegetation …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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