- emissary vein,
- emission nebula,
- emission spectrum,
Origin of emission
Examples from the Web for emission
The DEP has authority only over manufacturing or emission sites, not mere storage sites, as this one is.
As in: At current emission levels, we will suffer Total Weather Apocalypse by 2050.
Emission reductions from recycling are not massive, but they are still significant.
This emission theory of light was abandoned in favour of Huygens' undulatory theory.The Mechanism of Life|Stphane Leduc
Mind, I say relief, for the emission gives me very little pleasure under these circumstances, but it does give relief.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
The numbers in the table are the rates of emission of negative electricity under similar circumstances.
It is always easy for us to regulate this operation, according to the emission of gas from the extremity of the apparatus.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
The emission of carbon dioxide in low latitudes could not permanently exceed the absorption in high latitudes.Climatic Changes|Ellsworth Huntington
Word Origin for emission
early 15c., "something sent forth," from Middle French émission (14c.) and directly from Latin emissionem (nominative emissio) "a sending out, projecting, hurling, letting go, releasing," from past participle stem of emittere "send out" (see emit). Meaning "a giving off or emitting" is from 1610s.