Definitions for emitɪˈmɪt

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  1. emit, breathe, pass off(verb)

    expel (gases or odors)

  2. 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"

  3. 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"

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  1. emit(Verb)

    To send out or give off.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Emit(verb)

    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

  2. Emit(verb)

    to issue forth, as an order or decree; to print and send into circulation, as notes or bills of credit

  3. Origin: [L. emittere to send out; e out + mittere to send. See Mission.]

Anagrams of emit »

  1. time

  2. mite

  3. item


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