Emit Definition

ĭ-mĭt
emits, emitted, emitting
verb
emits, emitted, emitting
To send out; give forth; discharge.
Geysers emit water.
Webster's New World
To utter (words or sounds)
Webster's New World
To voice; express.
Emit an idea.
American Heritage
To transmit (a signal) as by radio waves.
Webster's New World
To give off (electrons) under the influence of heat, radiation, etc.
Webster's New World
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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

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