Emission

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Term Emission
Description Pollution discharged into the atmosphere from smokestacks, other vents, and surface areas of commercial or industrial facilities; from residential chimneys; and from motor vehicle, locomotive, or aircraft exhausts.
Definition Emission

Like effluent but used in regard to air pollution. Pollution discharged into the atmosphere from smokestacks, other vents, and surface areas of commercial or industrial facilities; from residential chimneys; and from motor vehicle, locomotive, or aircraft exhausts.

References http://www.epa.gov/OCEPAterms/eterms.html

http://rais.ornl.gov/home/glossary.html#E

http://sra.org/resources_glossary_d-f.php  

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