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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 emis·sion /iˈmɪʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 emis·sion /ɪˈmɪʃən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·mis·sion n.
 1. The act of sending or throwing out; the act of sending forth or putting into circulation; issue; as, the emission of light from the sun; the emission of heat from a fire; the emission of bank notes.
 2. That which is sent out, issued, or put in circulation at one time; issue; as, the emission was mostly blood.
 Emission theory Physics, the theory of Newton, regarding light as consisting of emitted particles or corpuscles. See Corpuscular theory, under Corpuscular.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the act of emitting; causing to flow forth [syn: emanation]
      2: a substance that is emitted or released [syn: discharge]
      3: the release of electrons from parent atoms
      4: any of several bodily processes by which substances go out
         of the body; "the discharge of pus" [syn: discharge, expelling]
      5: the occurrence of a flow of water (as from a pipe)