emit, breathe, pass off(verb)
expel (gases or odors)
emit, give out, give off(verb)
give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.
"The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits"
utter, emit, let out, let loose(verb)
express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)
"She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"
To send out or give off.
to send forth; to throw or give out; to cause to issue; to give vent to; to eject; to discharge; as, fire emits heat and smoke; boiling water emits steam; the sun emits light
to issue forth, as an order or decree; to print and send into circulation, as notes or bills of credit
Origin: [L. emittere to send out; e out + mittere to send. See Mission.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
e-mit′, v.t. to send out: to throw or give out: in issue: to utter (a declaration):—pr.p. emit′ting; pa.p. emit′ted.—n. Em′issary, one sent out on a secret mission: a spy: an underground channel by which the water of a lake escapes.—adj. that is sent forth.—n. Emis′sion, the act of emitting: that which is issued at one time.—adjs. Emis′sive, Emis′sory, emitting, sending out.—Emission theory, the theory that all luminous bodies emit with equal velocities a number of elastic corpuscles, which travel in straight lines, are reflected, and are refracted. [L. emittĕre, emissum—e, out of, mittĕre, to send.]
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The numerical value of emit in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of emit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Enemies of art are the opposite of the Sun; they emit darkness instead of light!
We're trying to understand first, why do geysers exist? why don't they just continually emit water, like a spring?
True, I can fly at Mach-50 without effort and emit regenerative energy when I touch my brother, but mostly that's behind me.
Flowers never emit so sweet and strong a fragrance as before a storm. When a storm approaches thee, be as fragrant as a sweet-smelling flower.
After that we clearly go out of that range and see many more record-breaking events, i would expect this to continue over coming decades - it depends of course on how much humanity will emit.
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- نفث, أصدرArabic
- излъчвам, изпускамBulgarian
- emetreCatalan, Valencian
- aussenden, emittierenGerman
- emittoida, säteillä, lähettää, päästääFinnish
- emètHaitian Creole
- 放射, 放つJapanese
- გამოყოფა, გამოსხივება, გამოცემაGeorgian
- uitzenden, afgevenDutch
- извергать, выделять, испускать, выбрасыватьRussian
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