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
Holding a portable antenna high over his head, he surveyed the area as it emitted a series of telling bleeps.Borana Joins the Fight to Save Kenya’s Rhinos…and Wants You to Help Too|Joanna Eede|February 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is a measure (in watts per kilogram) of how much of the emitted radiation is absorbed by biological tissue.
The sounds it emitted were right pleasing, honey-sweet, and silver-toned.Great Singers, Second Series|George T. Ferris
When superheated and emitted from many vents, this easily melted lava builds great plateaus, such as that of Iceland.The Elements of Geology|William Harmon Norton
The doctor, huddled in his chair, emitted inarticulate sounds.The Confessions of Arsne Lupin|Maurice Leblanc
From these is emitted a glutinous liquid, with which his long tongue is lubricated when he puts it into the ants' nests.Wanderings in South America|Charles Waterton
Her eyes were small and it appeared to me that they contracted, when she was speaking, until they emitted sparks of fire.The Abolitionists|John F. Hume