the release of semen during sleep, often during a sexual dream.
- Also called wet dream.
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How to use nocturnal emission in a sentence
I have not had a nocturnal emission for over three years, and probably not more than twenty-five in my life.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 5 (of 6) | Havelock Ellis
These emissions are likely to occur once in two to four weeks and take the place of the nocturnal emission.
The nocturnal emission is not a universal method of emptying the seminal vesicles.
Is the emptying of the seminal vesicles thru nocturnal emission a universal phenomenon among continent men?
This phenomenon has been variously called nocturnal emission, "pollution" and "dreaming-off."