- Something that is emitted, especially the exhaust from a car.
- 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 issuing of bank notes.
- That which is sent out, issued, or put in circulation at one time; issue; as, the emission was mostly blood. Emission theory (Physics), the theory of Newton, regarding light as consisting of emitted particles or corpuscles. See Corpuscular theory, under Corpuscular.
Etymology: emissio: confer émission. See emit.
- Dutch: uitstoot, emissie
- German: AusstoíŸ, Emission
- Spanish: emisión
(trans-top, The act of sending or throwing out)
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