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emit

e·mit

emit

 
 
pronunciation:
ih mIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: emits, emitted, emitting
definition: to send out or give off.
Light bulbs emit light.
synonyms:
discharge
antonyms:
absorb
similar words:
radiate, release, shed
derivation: emitter (n.)
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