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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EMITTING

At any rate, whatever the explanation, the sphere was emitting men!

He fell upon his back, emitting a shrill cry of alarm, like a woman's.

Butter was sizzling in the pans and emitting a sharp odor of burnt flour.

"I should think so," said the Personage, emitting a long whiff of smoke.

The elderly serang, emitting a strange, inarticulate cry, gave the example.

At the word salvation, I could see some emitting living fire for madness.

It has the power of emitting a disagreeable odour when chased or alarmed.

The candle was at once lighted, emitting sparks as it began to burn.

“Well now, about that jump,” he began, emitting a prolonged and delicate whiff.

Every mouth that was not making a contortion was emitting yells.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from Latin emittere "send forth," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + mittere "to send" (see mission). Related: Emitted; emitting.

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