verb (used with object), e·mit·ted, e·mit·ting.
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Origin of emit
OTHER WORDS FROM emitre·e·mit, verb (used with object), re·e·mit·ted, re·e·mit·ting.self-e·mit·ted, adjectiveun·e·mit·ted, adjectiveun·e·mit·ting, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for emit
Quarks transform from one color to another by absorbing or emitting particles called gluons, the carriers of the strong force.
Kaaret and his colleagues also found that the disk had a clumpy composition, with some patches emitting x-rays more intensely than others.Meet the disk-shaped halo of hot gas you currently live in|Kate Baggaley|October 21, 2020|Popular Science
Most of the scientific interest is in PS1, which acts like a tiny photosensitive battery, absorbing energy from sunlight and emitting electrons with nearly 100-percent efficiency.Popeye would approve: Spinach could hold key to renewable fuel cell catalysts|Jennifer Ouellette|October 16, 2020|Ars Technica
We all know that we breathe out carbon dioxide but we also emit clouds of octenol in our breath and sweat—what a pleasant thought.Evolution made mosquitos into stealthy, sensitive vampires|Erica McAlister|October 15, 2020|Popular Science
How high the concentration gets depends in part on the number of people in the room, how much they emit and the air exchange rate.When COVID-19 Superspreaders Are Talking, Where You Sit In The Room Matters|LGBTQ-Editor|October 11, 2020|No Straight News
As that matter orbits the black hole, it heats up and emits a lot of light.
She crinkles her brow and then, on cue, she emits a keening howl.
That the plant no longer emits significant amounts of radiation.Fukushima Nuclear Cleanup Bogged Down in Bureaucracy, Could Take Decades|Lennox Samuels|March 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It emits nationalist noises against the United States and Israel, downgrading co-operation with former partners.
Gas emits about half as much carbon per unit of energy as coal.
It was brief and hearty, such as a man emits who is highly pleased over something said by a companion.Two Boys in Wyoming|Edward S. Ellis
The fire of which we speak above emits the purest light, and resides in the highest region, by virtue of its nature.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 3|Plotinos (Plotinus)
The palillo emits an exceedingly agreeable scent, and is one of the ingredients used in making the perfumed water called mistura.
It burns with a bluish-white flame and emits a whitish smoke.
The possession of much ready money emits a peculiar effluence in both directions—back to the past, forward into the future.The Regent|E. Arnold Bennett