from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A trademark for an award presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for excellence in the creation and production of television programming.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A diminutive of Emily and Emma, also used as a female given name.
- n. An award given for television production.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an annual award by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for outstanding achievements in television
Shortening of Emily or Emma. (Wiktionary)
Chosen as a feminine-sounding derivation of immy, a nickname for the image orthicon tubes used in early television cameras. (Wiktionary)