Definition of Emission

1. Noun. The act of emitting; causing to flow forth.

Exact synonyms: Emanation
Generic synonyms: Egress, Egression, Emergence
Specialized synonyms: Radiation, Discharge, Venting
Derivative terms: Emanate, Emanate, Emit, Emit



2. Noun. A substance that is emitted or released.
Exact synonyms: Discharge
Generic synonyms: Material, Stuff
Specialized synonyms: Exudate, Exudation, Transudate, Transudation, Effluvium, Rheum, Vaginal Discharge

3. Noun. The release of electrons from parent atoms.

4. Noun. Any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body. "The discharge of pus"

5. Noun. The occurrence of a flow of water (as from a pipe).
Generic synonyms: Flow, Flowing

Definition of Emission

1. n. 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.

Definition of Emission

1. Noun. Something that is emitted, especially the exhaust from a car. ¹

2. Noun. 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. ¹

3. Noun. That which is sent out, issued, or put in circulation at one time; issue; as, the emission was mostly blood. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Emission

1. the act of emitting [n -S] : EMISSIVE [adj]

Medical Definition of Emission

1. 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. 2. That which is sent out, issued, or put in circulation at one time; issue; as, the emission was mostly blood. 3. Emission theory, the theory of Newton, regarding light as consisting of emitted particles or corpuscles. See Corpuscular theory. Origin: L. Emissio: cf. F. Emission. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Emission

emirs
emirship
emirships
emisary
emissaries
emissarium
emissarium condyloideum
emissarium mastoideum
emissarium occipitale
emissarium parietale
emissary
emissary sphenoidal foramen
emissary vein
emissaryship
emissile
emission (current term)
emission-computed tomography
emission electron
emission line
emission lines
emission offset
emission spectrum
emission standard
emission theory
emissions
emissions test
emissions tests
emissitious
emissive
emissivities

Literary usage of Emission

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"In emission the first sharp peak coincides with the absorption peak at ... This led us to believe originally that the emission might not simply be DBO* ..."

2. Projected Costs of Generating Electricity: 2005 Update by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, International Energy Agency (2005)
"The cost of carbon emission now or possibly in the future may affect the operation of power plants and the investment in new generation capacity, ..."

3. Investigations of Infra-red Spectra by William Weber Coblentz (1908)
"The emission spectrum of carbon was previously examined by the writer in connection with the emission spectra of metals and salts of metals in the carbon ..."

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