E*mit" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Emitted (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Emitting.] [L. emittere to send out; e out + mittere to send. See Mission.]

1.

To send forth; to throw or give out; to cause to issue; to give vent to; to eject; to discharge; as, fire emits heat and smoke; boiling water emits steam; the sun emits light.

Lest, wrathful, the far-shooting god emit His fatal arrows. Prior.

2.

To issue forth, as an order or decree; to print and send into circulation, as notes or bills of credit.

No State shall . . . emit bills of credit. Const. of the U. S.

 

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