1. emergency room a room in a hospital or clinic staffed and equipped to provide emergency care to persons requiring immediate medical treatment
  2. emergency brake a brake operated by hand
  3. emergency exit a stairway (often on the outside of a building) that permits exit in the case of fire or other emergency
  4. emergency a sudden unforeseen crisis that requires immediate action
  5. genus Thrips type genus of the Thripidae
  6. genus Triops type genus of the family Triopidae: small crustaceans with a small third median eye
  7. American star grass perennial star grass of North America
  8. emergency procedure a procedure adopted to meet an emergency
  9. American wistaria an eastern United States native resembling the cultivated Japanese wisteria having pale purple-lilac flowers
  10. American wisteria an eastern United States native resembling the cultivated Japanese wisteria having pale purple-lilac flowers
  11. emergency medicine the branch of medicine concerned with the prompt diagnosis and treatment of injuries or trauma or sudden illness
  12. emergency landing an unscheduled airplane landing that is made under circumstances (engine failure or adverse weather) not under the pilot's control
  13. emergence the act of coming out into view
  14. emergent coming into existence
  15. American cress of southwestern Europe; cultivated in Florida
  16. Emergency Alert System a federal warning system that is activated by FEMA
  17. genus Etropus a genus of Bothidae
  18. American Dream the widespread aspiration of Americans to live better than their parents did
  19. genus Drypis one species
  20. American watercress mat-forming perennial found in cold springs of the eastern United States