Usage examples for emission

  1. The great emission of suffocating gas and the streams of mud are among the new features which Pelee has added to the scientific knowledge of volcanoes." – Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror by Richard Linthicum Trumbull White Samuel Fallows
  2. As we know that the upheaval of land has been sometimes accompanied in South America by volcanic eruptions and the emission of lava, we may conceive the more ancient Plutonic rocks to be forced upward to the surface by the newer rocks of the same class formed successively below- subterposition in the Plutonic, like superposition in the sedimentary rocks, being usually characteristic of a newer origin. – The Student's Elements of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell
  3. When in August he was about departing for Freiberg to celebrate his marriage, he was seized with an emission of blood, which his physician declared to be mere hemorrhoidal and insignificant. – Henry of Ofterdingen: A Romance. by Friedrich von Hardenberg
  4. During the time the comet is travelling round the Sun there is a continuous emission of this highly attenuated matter, which is visible as the tail, but when the comet begins to recede from the orb and reaches cooler regions of space the tail diminishes in size as the temperature becomes reduced, and ultimately it disappears. – The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost' by Thomas Orchard
  5. The window offers free emission. – Faust by Goethe
  6. On the other hand, if too thin the emission is comparatively easy, but lacks intensity and is termed " hollow." – Antonio Stradivari by Horace William Petherick
  7. Its mechanism also seems to work by the expansion of the heated air, for we again see a partial emission of the silky floss that fills the pouch. – The Life of the Spider by J. Henri Fabre
  8. And the worst is that two members of the present Cabinet are in question, for three years ago, when the Chambers dealt with Duvillard's emission, Barroux was at the Home Department, and Monferrand at that of Public Works. – Paris From the "Three Cities" by Emile Zola
  9. H. H is a note of aspiration, and shows that the following vowel must be pronounced with a strong emission of breath, as hat, horse. – A Grammar of the English Tongue by Samuel Johnson
  10. The light emission is stimulated by some other means than heat. – The Nature of Animal Light by E. Newton Harvey
  11. It is the result of the relaxation of the exterior muscles of the larynx which can no longer remain motionless in the position during the emission of the sound. – Sixty Years of California Song by Margaret Blake-Alverson
  12. To know what the monies emitted by Congress were worth to the people at the time they received them, we will state the date and amount of every several emission, the depreciation of paper money at the time, and the real worth of the emission in silver or gold. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  13. I mean a strange underlying relief, the soft, low emission of the breath that comes when a danger is past. – Embarrassments by Henry James
  14. 253, Series 6, August, 1902. J. J. Thomson, " On Some Consequences of the Emission of Negatively- electrified Corpuscles by Hot Bodies." – Hertzian Wave Wireless Telegraphy by John Ambrose Fleming
  15. And after all, is not the harmony of humanity best served by the free emission of the most diverse notes? – Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern
  16. After the emission of these bank- bills, the rate of exchange and the price of produce quickly arose, and in the first year advanced to one hundred and fifty, in the second to two hundred per cent. – An Historical Account Of The Rise And Progress Of The Colonies Of South Carolina And Georgia, Volume 1 by Alexander Hewatt
  17. The law forbidding the emission of dense black or gray smoke in the city of Washington has been sustained by the courts. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  18. About the same time that these regulations seemed to threaten the destruction of the only trade from whence the plantations derived any specie, an act was made, putting a stop to the future emission of paper currency, which used to supply its place among them. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  19. A notable attempt to defraud the Episcopalians of a due share of the school money, derived from the sale of public lands and from the emission of public bills, was defeated in 1738 by a spirited protest, setting forth the illegality of the proceeding, the probable indignation of the King at such treatment of his good subjects and brethren in the faith, and by pointing to the fact, as recently shown by a test case in Massachusetts, that the Connecticut Establishment itself could not exist without the special consent of the King. – The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut by M. Louise Greene, Ph. D.
  20. 2485. Some children are stronger in the enduring power of the stomach than others, and get rid of the excess by vomiting, concluding every process of suckling by an emission of milk and curd. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton