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Give off   /gɪv ɔf/   Listen
Give off

verb
1.
Have as a by-product.
2.
Give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc..  Synonyms: emit, give out.






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"Give off" Quotes from Famous Books



... persons do not even imagine. Now we have no real knowledge of how odors arise. That they are not the results of the radiation of very tiny parts is shown by the fact that certain bodies smell though they are known not to give off particles. Zinc, for example, and such things as copper, sulphur, and iron, have individual odors; the latter, particularly when it is kept polished by a great deal of friction,—e.g., in the cases of chains, key-rings kept in the ...
— Robin Hood • J. Walker McSpadden

... stir up the old gent that way, and I don't believe the medicine did him any more good. He took it, though, because he'd promised his daughter he would. Course, I had my own notions of that kind of treatment, but I couldn't see that it was up to me to jump in the coacher's box and give off any advice. ...
— Shorty McCabe • Sewell Ford



Words linked to "Give off" :   ray, smoke, scintillate, fume, shine, absorb, radiate, reflect, steam, spark, feature, sparkle, effuse, shoot, reek, have



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