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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.
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incandescent

(ĭn″kăn-dĕs′ĕnt) [L. incandescere, to glow]
Glowing with light; white hot.
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