MEANING: noun: The act or process of vomiting.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek emein (to vomit). Earliest documented use: 1875.

REMESIS - a flood of dreams during rapid-eye-movement sleep

EMFSIS - special importance, value, or prominence

ESMESIS - when molecules of a solvent pass through a semipermeable membrane from a more concentrated solution into a less concentrated one, thereby increasing the disparity of concentrations on the two sides of the membrane; the opposite of OSMOSIS (see also Maxwell's Demon)