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English definition of “emit”


verb [T]  /iˈmɪt/ (-tt-) us  
to send out light, sound, or a smell, or a gas or other substance: The alarm emits a high-pitched sound if anyone tries to break in.
noun [C/U]  /iˈmɪʃ·ən/ us  
[C] The regulations require a reduction in harmful emissions.
(Definition of emit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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