• WordNet 3.6
    • n issuance the act of providing an item for general use or for official purposes (usually in quantity) "a new issue of stamps","the last issue of penicillin was over a month ago"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Issuance The act of issuing, or giving out; as, the issuance of an order; the issuance of rations, and the like.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n issuance The act of issuing or giving out: as, the issuance of rations.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Issuance act of giving out, promulgation
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. issuë, issir, to go or flow out—L. exīreex, out, īre, to go.


In literature:

A very novel literary feature of the work was the issuance of a bulletin devoted entirely to the Edison lighting propaganda.
"Edison, His Life and Inventions" by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
Five hundred dollars down, and the remainder upon issuance of the divorce.
"Whirligigs" by O. Henry
The weeks dragged on, and then, on August 25, began the famous issuance of proclamations.
"Revolution and Other Essays" by Jack London
At the time of the issuance of the order, he seems to have offered no objections to taking his Indians out of their own territory.
"The American Indian as Participant in the Civil War" by Annie Heloise Abel
Such permit shall expire within four months after the date of issuance.
"Our Vanishing Wild Life" by William T. Hornaday
I desire also to earnestly suggest the wisdom of amending the existing statutes in regard to the issuance of Government bonds.
"Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by Grover Cleveland
With our revenues equal to our expenses, there would be no deficit requiring the issuance of bonds.
"Messages and Papers of William McKinley V.2." by William McKinley
The issuance of the Austrian ultimatum precipitated a grave crisis.
"The Evidence in the Case" by James M. Beck
Wall street wanted knowledge positive as to the issuance of bonds with which to buy gold to maintain the reserve.
"Chiquita, an American Novel" by Merrill Tileston
The rules for the issuance of books should be made as simple as possible.
"The Library and Society" by Various

In news:

Star-Ledger file photo Bar owners in East Rutherford went to court to prevent issuance of new liquor licenses for restaurants planned at the stalled Xanadu complex.
Aoxing Pharmaceutical Company Announces Issuance of Chinese Patent for Naloxone Sublingual Film.
"Private banks have been the primary driver of Singapore dollar bond issuance," Debashish Duttagupta, Asia-Pacific head of investments at Citigroup Inc (C C) 's wealth management business, said in an interview from Singapore yesterday.
Readers to help Chinese telecommunications company simplify its SIM card issuance process.
They recently voted unanimously to place an initiative on the November Ballot asking District voters to approve up to a 2.9 million dollar issuance of municipal bonds to finance the construction.
The Kenner City Council could add another six months to the expiring moratorium on the issuance of new taxicab licenses while revisions to existing taxi regulations are being studied.
Augustine Gold and Copper Limited Announces Issuance of Tranche 2 Shares to Russell Mining and Minerals, Inc. Jump to discuss comments below.
The Hart School Board will consider authorizing a bond issuance to pay for construction of a high school in Castaic a bit earlier that it expected.
The community has come together to bridge the Williamsburg Regional Hospital's financial gap while administration waits for the okay on a $7.5 million bond issuance.
If AMJ nears or surpasses its share issuance cap , the share price could begin trading at a premium to its underlying indicative value because of supply/demand imbalances.
Excluding these ETFs, net issuances by financial corporations was a negative $55 billion.
The Fed's Flow of Funds data show that net issuance of corporate equities over the past year through Q3 was a net outflow of $274 billion.
Council OKs tax levy of $166,770, $1.6M bond issuance.
KNOXVILLE — At Monday's regular Knoxville City Council meeting, the council approved a resolution that authorized the issuance of up to $3.5 million in bonds for the Knoxville Hospital and Clinic.
The meeting had been scheduled in the wake of the council's vote to implement a moratorium on the issuance of new licenses for liveries .

In science:

Subsequent to the issuance of Part I , we have further pursued the analytical matters there, managing to derive symbolic expressions in relatively concise form for all the entries of the 8 × 8 Bures metric tensor (gij ), as well as its inverse (g ij ).
Bures geometry of the three-level quantum systems. II
This included input from the different telescope design teams by means of quarterly internal reviews, as well as approximately annual external reviews which were accompanied by the issuance of comprehensive reports of the site testing process and results.
Thirty Meter Telescope Site Testing I: Overview