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Meaning of emit

e•mit

Pronunciation: (i-mit'), [key]
— e•mit•ted, e•mit•ting.
  1. to send forth (liquid, light, heat, sound, particles, etc.); discharge.
  2. to give forth or release (a sound): He emitted one shrill cry and then was silent.
  3. to utter or voice, as opinions.
  4. to issue, as an order or a decree.
  5. to issue formally for circulation, as paper money.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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