emission

See also: émission and Emission

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EtymologyEdit

First attested in 1607. From Middle French émission, from Latin ēmissiō (sending forth), from ēmittō (send out), from ex (from, out of) + mittō (send).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ɪˈmɪʃən/, /ɪˈmɪʃn̩/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪʃən

NounEdit

emission (countable and uncountable, plural emissions)

  1. Something which is emitted or sent out; issue.
    the emission was mostly blood
  2. The act of emitting; the act of sending forth or putting into circulation.
    the emission of light from the sun
    the emission of heat from a fire
    • 1960 February, R. C. Riley, “The London-Birmingham services - Past, Present and Future”, in Trains Illustrated, page 99:
      Camden motive power depot has been much criticised for its emission of smoke in a residential neighbourhood and its complete dieselisation is rapidly taking place.

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FinnishEdit

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emission

  1. Genitive singular form of emissio.

FriulianEdit

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emission f (plural emissions)

  1. emission

InterlinguaEdit

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emission (plural emissiones)

  1. emission

OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ēmissiō.

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emission f (plural emissions)

  1. emission

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emission f

  1. emission