from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or an instance of emitting.
- n. Something emitted.
- n. A substance discharged into the air, especially by an internal combustion engine.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. That which is emitted or sent out.
- n. The act of sending or throwing out; the act of sending forth or putting into circulation; issue.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of sending or throwing out; the act of sending forth or putting into circulation; issue
- n. That which is sent out, issued, or put in circulation at one time; issue.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of emitting, or of sending or throwing out; a putting forth or issuing: as, the emission of light from the sun or other luminous body; the emission of steam from a boiler; the emission of paper money.
- n. That which is emitted, or sent or thrown out.
- n. Specifically— In finance, an amount or quantity of any representative of value issued or put into circulation; an issue: as, the entire emission (of coin, bank-notes, or the like) has been called in or redeemed; the first, second and third emissions of United States notes issued during the civil war.
- n. In physiology, a discharge, especially an involuntary discharge, of semen.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the occurrence of a flow of water (as from a pipe)
- n. the act of emitting; causing to flow forth
- n. the release of electrons from parent atoms
- n. any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body
- n. a substance that is emitted or released
• This coherent emission of bioluminescence (having the characteristics of a \ "bio-laser\" emission) was demonstrated by using high technology and methodology, such as a photomultiplier, that is able to determine the Poissonian Photocount Statistics of a \ "biophoton emission\" and the hyperbolic-like relaxation of \ "delayed luminescence\" by analyzing the \ "biophoton emission\" and the
The physics of radiation absorption and emission is pretty solid, and the models that are based on this explain the heating.
Human caused carbon emission is having SOME effect on our world.
Greenhouse emission is down 2.2% this year without their radical policies.
India has announced that “will spend some $200 million to protect its forests and will announce how much carbon emission is being captured by its green cover” as part of an emerging U.N. scheme called REDD, in which “developing nations could potentially earn billions of dollars by setting aside and rehabilitating their forests.”
This is seen as a spike in emission at a certain radio frequency.
As I have argued previously, covering transportation fuels in the cap is essential to end our addiction to oil and achieve the long-term emission reductions we need.
We should also note that most short-term emission cuts will come from the "low hanging fruit" of promoting energy efficiency and investing in carbon offsets.
But, as pointed out by Vanity Fair, China and the US would both commit to long-term emission reductions thanks in large part to a back-channel effort between US and Chinese officials begun long before Obama's trip to Asia.
Right now the U.S. is on the verge of a momentous gamble, as reflected in the ACES bill: betting that long-term emission reductions can be achieved via carbon capture and sequestration (CCS).