verb (used with object), e·mit·ted, e·mit·ting.
- emission nebula,
- emission spectrum,
Origin of emit
Examples from the Web for emit
They emit an odor that no human being should inhale, and yet you have.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some of the matter is ejected away in the form of huge powerful jets (which also emit a lot of light).
One possible reaction is to emit a deep and weary sigh at the notion that journalism has come to this.You And All Your Friends Must Read This Story Right Now, Or You Will Probably Die|Megan McArdle|March 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Duck calls are short, whistle-like tools used to emit “quack” sounds in order to lure ducks for hunting.
Between agriculture, landfills, and energy excavation, we now emit hundreds of millions more tons of methane into the atmosphere.Dinosaurs Had a Lot of Flatulence, But Did Not Gas Themselves to Extinction|Daniel Stone|May 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The leaves are acrid, and emit a pungent odour when handled.
Young foxes can be tamed to a certain extent, and do not then emit the well-known odour to any great degree unless excited.
Whenever it saw me it used to walk up to the fence and emit a low note of welcome.Jungle Folk|Douglas Dewar
If this really be the case, then the ruby drop will emit relatively less visible and more invisible waves than before.The inventions, researches and writings of Nikola Tesla|Thomas Commerford Martin
The instrument began to tick, and to emit its inscribed tape.The Disentanglers|Andrew Lang