reemit

verb
re·​emit | \ (ˌ)rē-ē-ˈmit How to pronounce reemit (audio) \
variants: or re-emit
reemitted or re-emitted; reemitting or re-emitting

Definition of reemit

: to emit (something) again reemitting absorbed light

Other Words from reemit

reemission \ (ˌ)rē-​ē-​ˈmi-​shən How to pronounce reemit (audio) \ or re-emission noun, plural reemissions or re-emissions
the reemission of noxious fumes

First Known Use of reemit

circa 1726, in the meaning defined above

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“Reemit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reemit. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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