Usage examples for emit

  1. 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
  2. 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
  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. " 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
  5. Their walls and roof seemed to emit a faint, phosphorescent light. – The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer
  6. It is when I look back on that resolution I emit the hollow laugh elsewhere referred to. – "Speaking of Operations--" by Irvin S. Cobb
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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