|n.||1.||The act of sending or throwing out; the act of sending forth or putting into circulation; issue; |
|2.||That which is sent out, issued, or put in circulation at one time; issue; |
|Noun||1.||emission - the act of emitting; causing to flow forth|
|2.||emission - a substance that is emitted or released|
|3.||emission - the release of electrons from parent atoms|
|4.||emission - any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body; "the discharge of pus"|
|5.||emission - the occurrence of a flow of water (as from a pipe)|
EMISSION, med. jur. The act by which any matter whatever is thrown from the
body; thus it is usual to say, emission of urine, emission of semen, &c.
2. In cases of rape, when the fact of penetration is proved, it may be left to the jury whether emission did or did not take place. Proof of emission would perhaps be held to be evidence of penetration. Addis. R. 143; 2 So. Car. Const. R. 351; 2 Chitty, Crim. Law, 810; 1 Beck's Med. Jur. 140 1 Russ. C. & M. 560; 1 East, P. C. 437.