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emission

 [e-mish´un]
1. a discharge.
2. an involuntary discharge of semen.
nocturnal emission reflex emission of semen during sleep.
thermionic emission the application of heat, such as to a filament, resulting in the emission of electrons and ions.

incandescent

(ĭn″kăn-dĕs′ĕnt) [L. incandescere, to glow]
Glowing with light; white hot.
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Stronger than steel, able to glow incandescently, able to support many thousand times its own weight, the ribbons created in Ray Baughman's lab sound less like industrial material than like the stuff of Superman's cape.
The inherent goodness of Goldie glows incandescently.
Mills, R.; Ray, P.C.; Mayo, R.M., CW, H1 Laser Based on Stationery Inverted Lyman Population from Incandescently Heated Hydrogen Gas with Certain Group I Catalysis, IEEE Trans.
Coolers with fluorescent lighting were significantly more likely to meet the standard than were incandescently lit units (Chi-square test, p < .001).
The most incandescently ridiculous section of Huw's article, in my opinion, and the one that most clearly demonstrates the unreality of his views, is that on CPD (continuing professional development).
If you want to watch a proper soap watch the incandescently brilliant ER, with a new series which began on E4 last week.
The superhero comic can be incandescently great and grimily idiotic, but even at its worst, it playfully evokes a wonder-inducing sense of fantastic human invention, of a fertile reworking of eternally appealing myths of beings with powers far beyond those of mortal men.
It is too much, though the explorations are never less than incandescently intelligent.
And he calls Leonard's writing as a sophomore at Harvard "incandescently brilliant."
It has become incandescently clear that the primary answer to Senator Mathias's question lies in one phenomenon--the increased use of televised political advertising.
However, while the story McNeil tells is not staggeringly original, the voice of her narrator Morag is so powerful and unusual, and McNeil's prose so incandescently beautiful, that my misgivings were swept away by the end of the first chapter.
Lead vocalist Clarence Fountain is an incandescently ragged stylist who incarnates the physical growling and piercing screams of this period on Oh Lord--Stand By Me/Marching up to Zion (Specialty).