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
When researchers fired beams of electrons at ice samples to simulate the radiation that regularly lashes Europa’s frigid surface, they noticed that the ice emitted a faint glow that varied depending on which minerals were present in the ice.
The ice samples all gave off a whitish glow, because they emitted light at many different wavelengths.
Microbes and animals living in the soil emit this greenhouse gas.
The ultraviolet light was at wavelengths emitted by molecular hydrogen — the type of glow expected of sprites or elves on Jupiter, whose atmosphere is made mostly of hydrogen, rather than nitrogen.Jupiter may host atmospheric ‘sprites’ or ‘elves’ never seen beyond Earth|Maria Temming|November 2, 2020|Science News
Yet when the hole emits the equivalent of 100 kilograms in radiation, that radiation is completely unstructured.
Now, with the help of 7,000 light-emitting diodes or LEDs, the detailed work has emerged from the shadows.
Light Emitting Diodes embedded in the panels could be programmed to light up with decorations, or with messages.
The next generation, light emitting diodes (LEDS), are extremely expensive and only come in a few shapes and sizes.Why You Should Give LED Light Bulbs for Christmas. Seriously.|Daniel Gross|December 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When a pumpkin is sent to the landfill, it rots, emitting methane, an alarmingly potent greenhouse gas.
Co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin drive low-emitting Priuses and Teslas.Google Hosts Fundraiser for Climate-Change-Denying Sen. James Inhofe|William O’Connor|July 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
These cigars are usually pressed, and burn well, leaving a dark-colored ash, and emitting a fragrant odor.
The plant is a strong, vigorous grower, and ripens early, emitting an odor like that of Havana tobacco.
All at once a great noise was heard, and the furthest pile of wood fell in, emitting myriads of sparks.The Border Rifles|Gustave Aimard
He lived a few seconds longer, and strove to turn on his side while emitting violent imprecations.
Even the consuming logs of wood seemed to sink by degrees into huge livid coals, without emitting the least sparkling sound.Wild Western Scenes|John Beauchamp Jones