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English definition of “send sth out”

send sth out

(PRODUCE) phrasal verb with send     /send/ verb [T] (sent, sent)
C2 to produce something in a way that causes it to spread out from a central point : The equipment sent out a regular high-pitched signal . The torch sends out a powerful beam of light . The bushes were sending out new shoots .Emitting and ejecting
(Definition of send sth out (PRODUCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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