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  • heat island — /ˈhit aɪlənd/ (say heet uyluhnd) noun a dome of raised temperature discernible in a particular area, commonly above a city or town; caused by any of various factors such as non reflective surfaces on building structures which absorb and then emit …  

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • emit — [ē mit′, imit′] vt. emitted, emitting [L emittere < e , out (see EX 1) + mittere, to send: see MISSION] 1. to send out; give forth; discharge [geysers emit water] 2. to utter (words or sounds) 3. to transmit (a …   English World dictionary

  • emit — UK [ɪˈmɪt] / US verb [transitive] Word forms emit : present tense I/you/we/they emit he/she/it emits present participle emitting past tense emitted past participle emitted 1) to send something out into the air, especially gas, light, or heat… …   English dictionary

  • Heat gun — A heat gun is a device used to emit a stream of hot air. They are superficially similar in shape and construction to a hair dryer, though they run at much higher temperatures. They are often found in physics, materials science, chemistry,… …   Wikipedia

  • emit — e|mit [ ı mıt ] verb transitive 1. ) to send something out into the air, especially gas, light, or heat: Pulsars emit radiation. 2. ) FORMAL to make a sound: He emitted a low moan …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • emit — [[t]ɪmɪ̱t[/t]] emits, emitting, emitted 1) VERB If something emits heat, light, gas, or a smell, it produces it and sends it out by means of a physical or chemical process. [FORMAL] [V n] The new device emits a powerful circular column of light.… …   English dictionary

  • emit — transitive verb (emitted; emitting) Etymology: Latin emittere to send out, from e + mittere to send Date: 1598 1. a. to throw or give off or out (as light or heat) b. to send out ; eject 2. a. to issue with authority; …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • emit — /i mit /, v.t., emitted, emitting. 1. to send forth (liquid, light, heat, sound, particles, etc.); discharge. 2. to give forth or release (a sound): He emitted one shrill cry and then was silent. 3. to utter or voice, as opinions. 4. to issue, as …   Universalium

  • emit — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. discharge, emanate, radiate, breathe, exhale, send forth, throw off, issue; deliver, voice, utter. See ejection, speech. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To send forth] Syn. discharge, give off, give out,… …   English dictionary for students

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