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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Emission  \E*mis"sion\,  n.  [L.  emissio:  cf  F.  ['e]mission.  See 
  {Emit}.] 
  1.  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  emission 
  n  1:  the  act  of  emitting  [syn:  {emanation}] 
  2:  a  substance  that  is  emitted  or  released  [syn:  {discharge}] 
  3:  any  of  several  bodily  processes  by  which  substances  go  out 
  of  the  body;  "the  discharge  of  pus"  [syn:  {discharge},  {expelling}] 
  4:  the  release  of  electrons  from  parent  atoms 
  5:  the  occurrence  of  a  flow  of  water  (as  from  a  pipe) 




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