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Usage examples for emit

  1. " But see here,- now we've got down to it," and he stopped to emit two or three voluminous puffs of smoke from under his thick moustache. – 'Laramie;' or, The Queen of Bedlam. by Charles King
  2. It is when I look back on that resolution I emit the hollow laugh elsewhere referred to. – "Speaking of Operations--" by Irvin S. Cobb
  3. When the news of the last demolition was given and it was clear the Grass was unable to bridge the gap, the imaginative could almost hear mankind emit a vast sigh. – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  4. On the 22nd of June, 1775, they first resolved to emit paper money. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  5. It will be observed that there is no such prohibition on the United States, and the implied power to emit bills of credit and to make things other than gold and silver legal tender, has been exercised. – Studies in Civics by James T. McCleary
  6. Bellward's eyes were large and luminous, and as Desmond glanced rather nervously at the face of the man approaching him, he was struck by the compelling power they seemed to emit. – Okewood of the Secret Service by Valentine Williams
  7. Moreover it is difficult to understand by what right the high commission, which had been dissolved a year before, after having completed its work, could be deemed competent to emit afterwards a judicial decision. – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1619-23 by John Lothrop Motley
  8. In the natural state, the queens that come from workers are not a single instant in restraint; and, if they do not emit the sound, it is because nothing impels them to it. – New observations on the natural history of bees by Francis Huber
  9. Their walls and roof seemed to emit a faint, phosphorescent light. – The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer
  10. The Convention, on the contrary, determined to revolutionize Belgium, as France had been revolutionized, and to this end Cambon proposed to confiscate and sell church land and emit assignats. – The Theory of Social Revolutions by Brooks Adams
  11. The body being in the middle of the column is plainly seen, nor does it emit an unpleasant smell, nor is it in any way offensive, and it is all visible as the body itself. – A further contribution to the study of the mortuary customs of the North American Indians First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1879-80, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1881, pages 87-204 by H. C. Yarrow
  12. As his lips flew open to their widest extent to emit this roar, the other cat sailed downward out of the tree and struck him squarely in the mouth. – Frank Merriwell's Reward by Burt L. Standish
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