Emission

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Definition

an emission (of gas, of carbon): a substance sent out like heat, gas, light...
In English, the term emission is never used to refer to a radio or television broadcast.

Emissions of poisonous gases from factories make the air polluted.

Examples

  • "We continuously calculate the carbon dioxide emissions produced by our activities: machines, production, business trips by car, by plane, electricity for our offices, etcetera, etcetera."
  • "For example, in 2006, the company sponsored the planting of thousands of trees to compensate for carbon emissions caused by our activities."
  • "Emissions, efficiency"
  • "In a speech to the House of Commons, Sir Bear called into question the accepted science that the emission of greenhouse gasses is contributing to global warming."
  • "Susie : We compensate for these emissions by sponsoring the planting of the necessary amount of trees in India, to absorb the same amount of Co2."

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