Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun emission

5 senses of emission

Sense 1
emission, emanation -- (the act of emitting; causing to flow forth)
       => egress, egression, emergence -- (the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent)

Sense 2
discharge, emission -- (a substance that is emitted or released)
       => material, stuff -- (the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread")

Sense 3
emission -- (the release of electrons from parent atoms)
       => release -- (a process that liberates or discharges something; "there was a sudden release of oxygen"; "the release of iodine from the thyroid gland")

Sense 4
discharge, emission, expelling -- (any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body; "the discharge of pus")
       => bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity -- (an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity")

Sense 5
emission -- (the occurrence of a flow of water (as from a pipe))
       => flow, flowing -- (the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases))

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