Definition of 'emit'
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Blue light emitted from phones will keep you awake. The Sun (2017)The move was intended to reduce greenhouse gases, but although diesels produce less carbon dioxide they emit nitrogen dioxide. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This little device emits a clicking noise which becomes quieter the more she relaxes. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)There has to be a cost for emitting greenhouse gases. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This saves a great deal of money and emits no carbon dioxide. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Research has already shown mobiles emit radiation and can heat up brain cells. The Sun (2011)They emit indirect light and look more glamorous. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The small probes were hissing and seemed to be emitting noxious gas. The Sun (2012)These will need to be surrendered for each tonne of carbon dioxide that is emitted. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The light emitted from the screens may also interfere with the body clock. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It has recently been emitting large gas clouds and lava flows have been sighted. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The process emits carbon dioxide and adopting it on a global scale may be unsustainable. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The box emits light that mimics the sun and helps lift your mood. The Sun (2011)America emits more greenhouse gases per person than any other country in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Power utilities and other companies are given permits to emit carbon dioxide. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This means that less gas and electricity are used to heat the buildings and less carbon is emitted. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some models of the cooker have a design fault that means they emit carbon monoxide when incorrectly used with the grill door shut. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Half the carbon we emit isn't staying in the atmosphere. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)They said electromagnetic radiation emitted by mobile and cordless phones can damage cells, making tumours more likely. The Sun (2012)Keeping the revs in the top half of the dial not only gave it firework performance but emitted noises to make the spine tingle. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Its manufacturers said that the radiation emitted by the machine mean it could not yet be used while passengers were sitting in the aircraft. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The fact that such devices emit pollutants is acknowledged by the industry which says it is trying to make its appliances cleaner and more efficient. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The device emits an audible alarm and a colour-coded warning telling the driver how frequently the speed trap has been reported. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Method A device emitting a beam of infrared light is rolled over the skin. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The PET scan then detects the radiation being emitted from the active sites. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)
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Translations for 'emit'
British English: emit VERB
If something emits heat, light, gas, or a smell, it produces it and sends it out by means of a physical or chemical process.
The new device emits a powerful circular column of light.
Definition of emit from the Collins English Dictionary
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