Emergent vs Develope - What's the difference?

emergent | develope |

As verbs the difference between emergent and develope

is that emergent is while develope is .

As an adjective emergent

is emerging (in the process of emerging).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?





(en adjective)
  • (lb) Arising unexpectedly, especially if also calling for immediate reaction; constituting an emergency.
  • * 1918 , The Missionary Review of the World , volume 41, page 818:
  • In all these great and vital things which America has discovered to be emergent necessities,
  • Emerging; coming into view or into existence; nascent; new.
  • (botany) Taller than the surrounding vegetation.
  • (botany, of a water-dwelling plant) Having leaves and flowers above the water.
  • (video games) Having gameplay that arises from its mechanics, rather than a linear storyline.
  • * 2008 , Jim Rossignol, This Gaming Life: Travels in Three Cities (page 126)
  • In short, emergent games are ones that allow a huge range of possibilities and don't dictate a strict, linear flow of events. A strategy game is emergent because so many units can interact and have some effect on each other.

    Derived terms

    * emergent evolution * emergently


    (en noun)
  • (botany) A plant whose root system grows underwater, but whose shoot, leaves and flowers grow up and above the water.
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  • * Viscount Henry St. John Bolingbroke
  • You see that I have said what has been said, on a supposition, that, however obscure theology may be, the Christian religion is extremely plain, and requires no great learning, nor deep meditation to develope it.