HyperDic: emission

English > 5 senses of the word emission:
NOUNactemission, emanationthe act of emitting
substanceemission, dischargea substance that is emitted / emitted or released
processemissionthe release of electrons from parent atoms
processemission, discharge, expellingany of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body
eventemissionthe occurrence of a flow of water (as from a pipe)
emission > pronunciation
Soundsihmih'shahn
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English > emission: 5 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of emitting; causing to flow forth.
Synonymemanation
Narrowerdischarge, ventingThe act of venting
radiationThe act of spreading outward from a central source
Broaderegress, egression, emergenceThe act of coming (or going) out
Spanishemanación, emisión
Verbsemitexpel (gases or odors)
emitgive off, send forth, or discharge
English > emission: 5 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA substance that is emitted / emitted or released.
Synonymdischarge
NarrowereffluviumA foul-smelling outflow or vapor (especially a gaseous waste)
exudate, exudationA substance that oozes out from plant pores / pores
rheumA watery discharge from the mucous membranes (especially from the eyes or nose)
transudate, transudationA substance that transudes
vaginal dischargeDischarge of secretions from the cervical glands of the vagina
Broadermaterial, stuffThe tangible / tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
Spanishemisión
Catalanemissió
English > emission: 5 senses > noun 3, process
MeaningThe release of electrons from parent atoms.
Narrowerfield emissionThe emission of electrons that are stripped from parent atoms by a high electric field
photoelectric emissionThe release or absorption of quanta above a certain energy level
photoemissionAn emission of photoelectrons (especially from a metallic surface)
radiation, radioactivityThe spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay
secondary emissionThe emission of electrons from a surface that is bombarded by higher energy primary electrons
thermionic emission, thermal emissionThe emission of electrons from very hot substances
BroaderreleaseA process that liberates or discharges something
Spanishemisión
Catalanemissió
English > emission: 5 senses > noun 4, process
MeaningAny of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body.
Synonymsdischarge, expelling
NarrowerejaculationThe discharge of semen in males
elimination, evacuation, excretion, excreting, voidingThe bodily process of discharging waste matter
menstruation, menses, menstruum, catamenia, period, flowThe monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause
Broaderbodily process, body process, bodily function, activityAn organic process that takes place in the body
Spanisheliminación, expulsión
Catalaneliminació, expulsió
English > emission: 5 senses > noun 5, event
MeaningThe occurrence of a flow of water (as from a pipe).
Broaderflow, flowingThe motion characteristic of fluids (liquids / liquids or gases)
Spanishemisión, excreción, expulsión
Catalanexcreció

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