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
How to use emit in a sentence
Another is the vibrations emitted by the diver’s fins as the diver kicks to move toward the target fish.
It’s an array of speakers that emit sound waves calculated to cancel out the incoming noise.
To our eyes, the aurora has an intense green hue because the oxygen in the atmosphere has plenty of room to emit light without interacting with other materials.
Platypuses’ dense, waterproof fur absorbs ultraviolet light and emits a blue-green glow, mammologist Paula Spaeth Anich and colleagues discovered somewhat serendipitously.A blue-green glow adds to platypuses’ long list of bizarre features|Christie Wilcox|November 6, 2020|Science News
If the complex emits all the chemicals it proposes in its permit application, it would rank in the top 1% nationwide of major plants in America in terms of the concentrations of cancer-causing chemicals in its vicinity.Permit for Controversial $9 Billion Plastics Plant in “Chemical Alley” to Be Put on Hold|by Lylla Younes|November 5, 2020|ProPublica
Light emitted by the hot gas swirling around the black hole passed near this magnetar before reaching us.
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
The associate is said to have also discovered a black plastic bag that emitted what police describe as a “strong odor.”Tiona Rodriguez Charged After Dead Fetus Found in Bag at Victoria’s Secret|Michael Daly|October 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This is a measure (in watts per kilogram) of how much of the emitted radiation is absorbed by biological tissue.
Is the amount of radiation emitted when they vent the reactor dangerous?
Miss Christabel blushed furiously and emitted a sound half between a laugh and a scream.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Goodell paused in the doorway and emitted a whistle of surprise at sight of a horse in one of the stalls.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
She could compare it to nothing she had ever seen, and the garnet lights which it emitted were unspeakably rare.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
The stone set in the ring emitted a brilliant light, for it was a magic stone of whose power we shall learn more further on.Honey-Bee|Anatole France
Stremes, beams, rays; for the eyes of Mars emitted streams of fire (l. 95).Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer