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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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Such semiconductor devices would be far more efficient than incandescent bulbs or even fluorescent tubes.
By appearance, some incandescent lamps consists of ones in pear shape, mushroom shape, and round shape.
If all 40 light bulbs were 75 watt incandescent, which is pretty typical, you could convert to 11 watt LEDs to get the same amount of light.
With a rated life of 25,000 hours and an energy savings of 85% compared to 60W incandescent lamps, the Utopia PRO LED A19 is ideal for most applications.
Shifting fashions in lighting could help drive sales of LED bulbs that would otherwise need to be replaced every 10 to 15 years, because they're so much more efficient than incandescent bulbs that need to be replaced a few times a year.
Caption: Thomas Edison was inspired by a metalcaster to reignite his efforts to invent what became the incandescent light bulb.
Kahramaa said that along with the Ministry of Municipality and Environment and other entities, it had succeeded in convincing the government to enact a regulation to prevent the import and sale of all types of "high-glowing incandescent tungsten bulbs (75 and 100 watts) in Qatar effective May.
Traditional incandescent light bulbs are only about 5% efficient, with 95% of the energy being lost as emitted heat.
Modern LED lights use up to 75 percent less energy than the incandescent kind, and they're surprisingly durable, with an estimated life of up to 40 years, according to the U.S.
As many as two million incandescent bulbs could be affected by the move, according to Mr Ashoor.
Sir Joseph Swan is one of the many people credited with the invention of the incandescent electric light bulb, and his house in Gateshead was the first in the world to be lit by light bulbs.