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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Emmission tests of 4,000 cars during one weeks showed that almost 14 per cent of those serviced by non-franchise dealers exceeded mandatory emission levels.
Emmission technology which did not comply with US car industry rules, the need for more powerful engines and a lack of interest in the US market has now been pushed to one side as Ford, who bought Land Rover just over a year ago for pounds 1.8 billion, is now showing its pounds 130 million of investment in the plant is producing results.