emit
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emit(
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miht
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to give off)
a. emitir
Manny was shocked to learn that the moon does not emit light.Manny se sorprendió al enterarse de que la luna no emite luz.
b. despedir
I finally discovered what was emitting the foul odor in the garage: a dead rat.Finalmente descubrí qué era lo que despedía ese olor fétido en el garaje: una rata muerta.
c. emanar
When the chemicals are mixed, the solution emits a poison gas.Cuando se mezclan las sustancias químicas, la solución emana un gas venenoso.
2. (to utter)
a. emitir
The little girl emitted squeals of joy when she saw the puppy.La niñita emitió chillidos de alegría al ver el cachorro.
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emit
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (heat, light, sound)
a. emitir
2. (smell, gas)
a. desprender, emanar
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emit [ɪˈmɪt]
transitive verb
[+sparks] echar; [+light, signals] emitir; [+smoke, heat, smell] despedir; [+cry] dar; [+sound] producir;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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