Definition of “emit” - English Dictionary

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emitverb [ T ]

us /iˈmɪt/ -tt-

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 ] us /iˈmɪʃ·ən/

[ C ] The regulations require a reduction in harmful emissions.

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