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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. [1913 Webster] Lest, wrathful, the far-shooting god emit His fatal arrows. --Prior. [1913 Webster] 2. To issue forth, as an order or decree; to print and send into circulation, as notes or bills of credit. [1913 Webster] No State shall . . . emit bills of credit. --Const. of the U. S. [1913 Webster]