emitting emitting  /ɪ ˈmɪ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  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)

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Now you can attach radio-frequency-emitting tags to your most losable possessions.
  2. Take your diet: livestock are responsible for an estimated 18% of global carbon emissions, so when you chow down a hamburger, you're effectively emitting CO2 as well.
  3. Cities can save energyand moneyby illuminating public spaces with LEDs, or light-emitting diodes.

News

  1. Roxbury residents angry over gas from landfill

    Officials admit that gas emitting from the landfill in Roxbury, New Jersey can be 50 times what is considered to be safe.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WABC-TV New York

  2. ZEISS Brings Most Complete Immersive Experience to Gaming at E3 Expo

    LOS ANGELES , June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carl Zeiss , the world's leader in optics and opto-electronics, today announced NVIDIA® 3DTV Play™ compatibility and a headtracker gaming accessory for its cinemizer® OLED (organic light-emitting diode) multimedia video glasses that allows gamers to explore in an immersive environment through simple head movements, with no compromise whatsoever to ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Linux

  3. Dialight Drops as Falling Signal Sales Hurt Profit: London Mover

    Dialight Plc (DIA) , a maker of light-emitting diode fittings used at the London Olympics, fell the most in almost five years after saying first-half profit will miss estimates amid lower sales in its signals unit.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

Quotes

  1. "People have imagined that if we stopped emitting carbon dioxide the climate would go back to normal in 100 years, 200 years; that's not true," climate researcher Susan Solomon said in a teleconference.
    on Jan 26, 2009 By: Susan Solomon Source: USA Today

  2. "Our challenge and opportunity is in developing an approach that is appropriate and conducive to all these major emitting countries," White House deputy press secretary Dana Perino said.
    on May 26, 2007 By: Dana Perino Source: Forbes

  3. "This will be the first national program of its kind in Australia that helps renters and landlords reduce their use of carbon emitting energy," Mr Rudd told reporters in Perth.
    on Oct 26, 2007 By: Kevin Rudd Source: The West Australian

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