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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EMISSIONS

Its emissions must always be in a compound ratio to the fund and the demand.

Now, we may say of registers that they are to the larnyx what emissions are to the mouth.

When Parliament passed an act to prohibit future emissions in the colonies, they seemed satisfied.

For this reason women can stand frequently repeated sex relations and emissions or pollutions much better than men can.

This circumstance has led certain persons to suppose that emissions are natural and beneficial.

Lads never really feel better for emissions; they very often feel decidedly worse.

A second nap is generally unrefreshing and is dangerous, for emissions most frequently occur at this time.

Sleeping upon the back or upon the abdomen favors the occurrence of emissions; hence, it is preferable to sleep on one side.

We have also seen how this condition is one of the chief exciting causes of emissions.

The whole materia medica affords no root, herb, extract, or compound that alone will cure a person suffering from emissions.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "something sent forth," from Middle French émission (14c.) and directly from Latin emissionem (nominative emissio) "a sending out, projecting, hurling, letting go, releasing," from past participle stem of emittere "send out" (see emit). Meaning "a giving off or emitting" is from 1610s.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.