emission

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See also: émission and Emission

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First attested in 1607. From Middle French émission, from Latin ēmissiō (sending forth), from ēmittō (send out), from ex (from, out of) + mittō (send).

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emission (countable and uncountable, plural emissions)

  1. Something which is emitted or sent out; issue.
    the emission was mostly blood
  2. The act of emitting; the act of sending forth or putting into circulation.
    the emission of light from the sun
    the emission of heat from a fire

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emission in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913

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emission

  1. Genitive singular form of emissio.

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emission (plural emissiones)

  1. emission