The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Emit \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.