What does emission mean?

Definitions for emission
ɪˈmɪʃ ənemis·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. emission, emanationnoun

    the act of emitting; causing to flow forth

  2. discharge, emissionnoun

    a substance that is emitted or released

  3. emissionnoun

    the release of electrons from parent atoms

  4. discharge, emission, expellingnoun

    any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body

    "the discharge of pus"

  5. emissionnoun

    the occurrence of a flow of water (as from a pipe)

Wiktionary

  1. emissionnoun

    Something that is emitted, especially the exhaust from a car.

  2. emissionnoun

    The act of sending or throwing out; the act of sending forth or putting into circulation; issue; as, the emission of light from the sun; the emission of heat from a fire; the issuing of bank notes.

  3. emissionnoun

    That which is sent out, issued, or put in circulation at one time; issue; as, the emission was mostly blood.

  4. Etymology: First attested in 1607. From emissio (also possibly influenced by émission) from emitto, from ex + mitto.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Emissionnoun

    The act of sending out; vent.

    Etymology: emissio, Latin.

    Tickling causeth laughter: the cause may be the emission of the spirits, and so of the breath by a flight from titillation. Francis Bacon.

    Though it might restrain their dispersion, it could not their populosity, which necessarily requireth transmigration and emission of colonies. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours, b. i. c. 6.

    Affection, in the state of innocence, was happily pitched upon its right object; it flamed up in direct fervours of devotion to God, and in collateral emissions of charity to its neighbour. Robert South, Sermons.

    Cover them with glasses; but upon all warm and benign emissions of the sun, and sweet showers, give them air. John Evelyn.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emissionnoun

    the act of sending or throwing out; the act of sending forth or putting into circulation; issue; as, the emission of light from the sun; the emission of heat from a fire; the emission of bank notes

  2. Emissionnoun

    that which is sent out, issued, or put in circulation at one time; issue; as, the emission was mostly blood

  3. Etymology: [L. emissio: cf. F. mission. See Emit.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'emission' in Nouns Frequency: #1789

Anagrams for emission »

  1. simonies

  2. simonise

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of emission in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of emission in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of emission in a Sentence

  1. Lyft Inc:

    This in a sense puts a tax on ourselves to continue to move toward shared rides and lower emission vehicles.

  2. Meenu Singh:

    Displays like laptops, tablets, and phones should not be used for a long time at night because its bright emission suppresses the melatonin.

  3. Suh Sung-moon:

    South Korean consumers are very sensitive to news, and this emission news will have an impact on the import market.

  4. Shanghai GM President Wang Yongqing:

    In terms of new energy, we are keen on power efficiency and emission control and are ardent to go electrical throughout our portfolio.

  5. Bob Ward:

    The government has to recognize it needs to do more... and whoever is prime minister must bring forward new policies that will strengthen the emission reductions, otherwise we won't get there.

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