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e·mit

 (ĭ-mĭt′)
tr.v. e·mit·ted, e·mit·ting, e·mits
1. To give or send out (matter or energy): isotopes that emit radioactive particles; a stove emitting heat.
2.
a. To give out as sound; utter: "She emitted her small strange laugh" (Edith Wharton).
b. To voice; express: emit an idea.
3. To issue with authority, especially to put (currency) into circulation.

[Latin ēmittere, to send out : ē-, ex-, ex- + mittere, to send.]

e·mit′ter n.

emit

(ɪˈmɪt)
vb (tr) , emits, emitting or emitted
1. to give or send forth; discharge: the pipe emitted a stream of water.
2. to give voice to; utter: she emitted a shrill scream.
3. (General Physics) physics to give off (radiation or particles)
4. (Economics) to put (currency) into circulation
[C17: from Latin ēmittere to send out, from mittere to send]

e•mit

(ɪˈmɪt)

v.t. e•mit•ted, e•mit•ting.
1. to send forth (liquid, light, particles, etc.); discharge.
2. to utter (a sound): to emit a cry.
3. to voice (opinions, etc.).
4. to issue formally, as paper money.
[1620–30; < Latin ēmittere to send out]
e•mit′ter, n.

emit

, emission, emissary - Emit, emission, and emissary come from Latin emittere, "send out," and emit once meant "publish a book or notice."
See also related terms for notice.

emit


Past participle: emitted
Gerund: emitting

Imperative
emit
emit
Present
I emit
you emit
he/she/it emits
we emit
you emit
they emit
Preterite
I emitted
you emitted
he/she/it emitted
we emitted
you emitted
they emitted
Present Continuous
I am emitting
you are emitting
he/she/it is emitting
we are emitting
you are emitting
they are emitting
Present Perfect
I have emitted
you have emitted
he/she/it has emitted
we have emitted
you have emitted
they have emitted
Past Continuous
I was emitting
you were emitting
he/she/it was emitting
we were emitting
you were emitting
they were emitting
Past Perfect
I had emitted
you had emitted
he/she/it had emitted
we had emitted
you had emitted
they had emitted
Future
I will emit
you will emit
he/she/it will emit
we will emit
you will emit
they will emit
Future Perfect
I will have emitted
you will have emitted
he/she/it will have emitted
we will have emitted
you will have emitted
they will have emitted
Future Continuous
I will be emitting
you will be emitting
he/she/it will be emitting
we will be emitting
you will be emitting
they will be emitting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been emitting
you have been emitting
he/she/it has been emitting
we have been emitting
you have been emitting
they have been emitting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been emitting
you will have been emitting
he/she/it will have been emitting
we will have been emitting
you will have been emitting
they will have been emitting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been emitting
you had been emitting
he/she/it had been emitting
we had been emitting
you had been emitting
they had been emitting
Conditional
I would emit
you would emit
he/she/it would emit
we would emit
you would emit
they would emit
Past Conditional
I would have emitted
you would have emitted
he/she/it would have emitted
we would have emitted
you would have emitted
they would have emitted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.emit - expel (gases or odors)
belch, burp, eruct, bubble - expel gas from the stomach; "In China it is polite to burp at the table"
force out - emit or cause to move with force of effort; "force out the air"; "force out the splinter"
give forth, emanate, exhale - give out (breath or an odor); "The chimney exhales a thick smoke"
eject, expel, release, exhaust, discharge - eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"
radiate - send out real or metaphoric rays; "She radiates happiness"
bubble - form, produce, or emit bubbles; "The soup was bubbling"
2.emit - give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.; "The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits"
effuse - give out or emit (also metaphorically); "The room effuses happiness"
shine, reflect - be bright by reflecting or casting light; "Drive carefully--the wet road reflects"
spark, sparkle - emit or produce sparks; "A high tension wire, brought down by a storm, can continue to spark"
radiate - send out rays or waves; "The sun radiates heat"
scintillate - give off; "the substance scintillated sparks and flashes"
fume, smoke - emit a cloud of fine particles; "The chimney was fuming"
reek - give off smoke, fumes, warm vapour, steam, etc.; "Marshes reeking in the sun"
shoot - emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully; "The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth"
ray - emit as rays; "That tower rays a laser beam for miles across the sky"
steam - emit steam; "The rain forest was literally steaming"
take in, absorb - suck or take up or in; "A black star absorbs all matter"
3.emit - express audiblyemit - express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"
call - utter in a loud voice or announce; "He called my name"; "The auctioneer called the bids"
gibber - chatter inarticulately; of monkeys
crow - express pleasure verbally; "She crowed with joy"
crow - utter shrill sounds; "The cocks crowed all morning"
trumpet - utter in trumpet-like sounds; "Elephants are trumpeting"
coo - cry softly, as of pigeons
cry, scream, shout out, yell, squall, shout, holler, hollo, call - utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"
miaou, miaow - make a cat-like sound
tsk, tut, tut-tut - utter `tsk,' `tut,' or `tut-tut,' as in disapproval
echo, repeat - to say again or imitate; "followers echoing the cries of their leaders"
call - utter a characteristic note or cry; "bluejays called to one another"
shoot - utter fast and forcefully; "She shot back an answer"
gurgle - utter with a gurgling sound; "`Help,' the stabbing victim gurgled"
cry - utter a characteristic sound; "The cat was crying"
nasale - speak in a nasal voice; "`Come here,' he nasaled"
bite out - utter; "She bit out a curse"
sigh - utter with a sigh
troat - emit a cry intended to attract other animals; used especially of animals at rutting time
lift - make audible; "He lifted a war whoop"
pant - utter while panting, as if out of breath
volley - utter rapidly; "volley a string of curses"
break into - express or utter spontaneously; "break into a yodel"; "break into a song"; "break into tears"
heave - utter a sound, as with obvious effort; "She heaved a deep sigh when she saw the list of things to do"
chorus - utter in unison; "`yes,' the children chorused"
splutter, sputter - utter with a spitting sound, as if in a rage
deliver - utter (an exclamation, noise, etc.); "The students delivered a cry of joy"
hoot - to utter a loud clamorous shout; "the toughs and blades of the city hoot and bang their drums, drink arak, play dice, and dance"
grunt - issue a grunting, low, animal-like noise; "He grunted his reluctant approval"
wolf-whistle - whistle or howl approvingly at a female, of males
snort - indicate contempt by breathing noisily and forcefully through the nose; "she snorted her disapproval of the proposed bridegroom"
spit, spit out - utter with anger or contempt
groan, moan - indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure; "The students groaned when the professor got out the exam booklets"; "The ancient door soughed when opened"
growl, rumble, grumble - to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds; "he grumbled a rude response"; "Stones grumbled down the cliff"
wrawl, yammer, yowl, howl - cry loudly, as of animals; "The coyotes were howling in the desert"
bark - make barking sounds; "The dogs barked at the stranger"
baa, blat, blate, bleat - cry plaintively; "The lambs were bleating"
bellow, roar - make a loud noise, as of animal; "The bull bellowed"
cheep, chirp, chirrup, peep - make high-pitched sounds; "the birds were chirping in the bushes"
churr, whirr - make a vibrant sound, as of some birds
chirr - make a vibrant noise, of grasshoppers or cicadas
meow, mew - cry like a cat; "the cat meowed"
quack - utter quacking noises; "The ducks quacked"
hoot - utter the characteristic sound of owls
cronk, honk - cry like a goose; "The geese were honking"
hiss, siss, sizz, sibilate - make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval
sibilate - utter a sibilant
bray, hee-haw - braying characteristic of donkeys
oink, squeal - utter a high-pitched cry, characteristic of pigs
cluck, clack, click - make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens
low, moo - make a low noise, characteristic of bovines
cackle - squawk shrilly and loudly, characteristic of hens
gobble - make a gurgling sound, characteristic of turkeys
neigh, nicker, whicker, whinny - make a characteristic sound, of a horse
gargle - utter with gargling or burbling sounds
caw - utter a cry, characteristic of crows, rooks, or ravens
mew - utter a high-pitched cry, as of seagulls

emit

emit

verb
1. To discharge material, as vapor or fumes, usually suddenly and violently:
2. To send out heat, light, or energy:
Translations
يَبْعَث، يُصْدِر، يُرْسِل
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senda frá sér
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izdotizstarot

emit

[ɪˈmɪt] VT [+ sparks] → echar; [+ light, signals] → emitir; [+ smoke, heat, smell] → despedir; [+ cry] → dar; [+ sound] → producir

emit

[ɪˈmɪt] vt
(= discharge, give out) [+ radiation, gas, radio waves] → émettre; [+ light, sound] → émettre; [+ smell] → dégager
(= utter) [+ cry, whistle] → émettre

emit

vt
lightausstrahlen, abstrahlen; radiationaussenden, emittieren (spec); soundabgeben; gas, smellverströmen, ausströmen; vapour, smoke (continuously) → abgeben; lava, cryausstoßen; liquid (gradually) → absondern, abscheiden; sparksversprühen
banknotesausgeben

emit

[ɪˈmɪt] vt (radiation) → emettere; (fumes) → esalare

emit

(iˈmit) verbpast tense, past participle eˈmitted
to give out (light, heat, a sound, a smell etc).
eˈmission (-ʃən) noun

emit

vt. emitir, descargar; manifestar una opinión.
References in classic literature ?
Covering my face with both hands, I emitted a deep and deathlike groan, as if my tormented soul were rending me asunder--I, the most exquisitely fastidious of men, and whose wife was to have been the most delicate and refined of women, with all the fresh dew-drops glittering on her virgin rosebud of a heart!
So angry was Matapuu, that he strode suddenly over to the fire-tender and kicked him in the ribs, whereupon the old savage emitted an appalling squeal, pig-like in its wild-animal fear, and fell face downward in the ashes and lay quivering in momentary expectation of death.
Do odors impress some cerebral centre with images of the thing that emitted them?
Occasionally he emitted a long-drawn groan and then again became silent.
As he passed through the boat that had been occupied by Thurid and the therns he emitted a single low growl, and when he came beside me upon the ledge and my hand rested upon his neck I felt his short mane bristling with anger.
Every little while she emitted a low growl, and at times, when it seemed to her he approached too near, the growl shot up in her throat to a sharp snarl.
The volumes of smoke which the half expiring embers emitted, while they marked the site of the peasant's humble cottage, bore testimony to the extent of the work of destruction.
It was approaching through the jungle in a semi-erect position, now and then placing the backs of its closed fists upon the ground--a great anthropoid ape, and, as it advanced, it emitted deep guttural growls and an occasional low barking sound.
As it sighted the Sagoths it emitted a most frightful roar, and with open mouth charged full upon them.
He had a tolerable knack of fiddling, which all appreciated save the First Mate, who sprang from the sofa as if he had been shot, emitted a shriek of protest, and fled wildly up the stairs.
Zeena continued to look from one to the other; then she emitted her small strange laugh.
Lady Lundie emitted a faint scream, and put her hand over her eyes.