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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Emit  \E*mit"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Emitted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Emitting}.]  [L.  emittere  to  send  out  e  out  +  mittere  to 
  send  See  {Mission}.] 
  1.  To  send  forth;  to  throw  or  give  out  to  cause  to  issue;  to 
  give  vent  to  to  eject;  to  discharge;  as  fire  emits  heat 
  and  smoke;  boiling  water  emits  steam;  the  sun  emits  light. 
 
  Lest,  wrathful,  the  far-shooting  god  emit  His  fatal 
  arrows.  --Prior. 
 
  2.  To  issue  forth,  as  an  order  or  decree;  to  print  and  send 
  into  circulation,  as  notes  or  bills  of  credit. 
 
  No  State  shall  .  .  .  emit  bills  of  credit.  --Const. 
  of  the  U.  S. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  emitting 
  adj  :  giving  off  light  or  heat  or  radiation:  "the  physical 
  temperature  of  the  emitting  material" 




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