Emit meaning

ĭ-mĭt
To give or send out (matter or energy).

Isotopes that emit radioactive particles; a stove emitting heat.

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To utter (words or sounds)
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To emit is defined as to discharge, or to produce and let off, something such as an odor or a sound.

Rotting, stinky garbage is an example of something that emits an odor.

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To send out; give forth; discharge.

Geysers emit water.

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To transmit (a signal) as by radio waves.
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To give off (electrons) under the influence of heat, radiation, etc.
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To issue (paper money or the like); put into circulation.
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To send out or give off.
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To issue with authority, especially to put (currency) into circulation.
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Origin of emit

  • Latin ēmittere to send out ē-, ex- ex- mittere to send

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin emitto.

    From Wiktionary