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emit

verb [T] uk   /ɪˈmɪt/ (-tt-) us  
C2 to send out a beam, noise, smell, or gas: The alarm emits infra-red rays which are used to detect any intruder. The machine emits a high-pitched sound when you press the button.Emitting and ejecting
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