emitted emitted  /ɪ ˈmɪ təd/


  1. (v) expel (gases or odors)
  2. (v) give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.
  3. (v) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

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  1. The improvements were only about 20% for corn ethanol because tractors, petroleum-based fertilizers and distilleries emitted lots of carbon.
  2. With cap-and-trade programs, governments limit the level of carbon that can be emitted by an industry.
  3. Yet so far no once has been able to find the Higgs boson in the stream of debris emitted when two particles are smashed together at high speeds.


  1. Rain and...

    Some people who live near the landfill say it may have emitted gas yesterday that closed down a small area of Dothan. However, while they have questions, they say getting answers is difficult.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WDHN Dothan

  2. Crematory fumes cause concern in Minneapolis Kingfield neighborhood

    Residents say they are concerned that vapors emitted from its stack could be harmful.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. M5.9 Solar Flare Emitted By The Sun

    NASA The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare , peaking at 6:49 p.m. on June 7, 2013. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation. Harmful radiation from a flare cannot pass through Earth's atmosphere to physically affect humans on the ground, however -- when intense enough -- they can disturb the atmosphere in the layer where communications signals travel. This disrupts the radio signals for ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: redOrbit


  1. The president went on to say in the same interview, "if somebody wants to build a coal-powered plant, they can; it's just that it will bankrupt them because they're going to be charged a huge sum for all that greenhouse gas that's being emitted."
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Examiner.com

  2. "I've faced many great batters on the way, but he certainly emitted a great aura about him," Matsuzaka said through an interpreter. "That's rare even to see among those great hitters."
    on Jun 16, 2007 By: Daisuke Matsuzaka Source: USA Today

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