1. emergency medicine the branch of medicine concerned with the prompt diagnosis and treatment of injuries or trauma or sudden illness
  2. emergency exit a stairway (often on the outside of a building) that permits exit in the case of fire or other emergency
  3. Emergency Alert System a federal warning system that is activated by FEMA
  4. emarginate leaf a leaf having a notch at the apex
  5. American state one of the 50 states of the United States
  6. emergent evolution the appearance of entirely new properties at certain critical stages in the course of evolution
  7. emergency brake a brake operated by hand
  8. American saddle horse a high-stepping horse originating in Kentucky
  9. emergency procedure a procedure adopted to meet an emergency
  10. emergency landing an unscheduled airplane landing that is made under circumstances (engine failure or adverse weather) not under the pilot's control
  11. absence without leave unauthorized military absence
  12. American Civil War civil war in the United States between the North and the South; 1861-1865
  13. American football game a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays
  14. American Stock Exchange a stock exchange in New York
  15. American water shrew water shrew of North America
  16. emergency room a room in a hospital or clinic staffed and equipped to provide emergency care to persons requiring immediate medical treatment
  17. emergency a sudden unforeseen crisis that requires immediate action
  18. American star grass perennial star grass of North America
  19. American antelope fleet antelope-like ruminant of western North American plains with small branched horns
  20. emergence the act of coming out into view