emanation


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em·a·na·tion

 (ĕm′ə-nā′shən)
n.
1. The act or an instance of emanating.
2.
a. Something that issues from a source; an emission.
b. Chemistry Any of several radioactive gases that are isotopes of radon and are products of radioactive decay.

em′a·na′tion·al adj.

emanation

(ˌɛməˈneɪʃən)
n
1. an act or instance of emanating
2. something that emanates or is produced; effusion
3. (General Physics) a gaseous product of radioactive decay, such as radon
ˌemaˈnational adj

em•a•na•tion

(ˌɛm əˈneɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an act or instance of emanating.
2. something that emanates or is emanated.
3. a gaseous product of radioactive disintegration, such as radon.
[1560–70; < Late Latin]
em`a•na′tion•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.emanation - something that is emitted or radiated (as a gas or an odor or a light, etc.)
matter - that which has mass and occupies space; "physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it"
ectoplasm - (spiritualism) a substance supposed to emanate from the body of the medium during a trance
2.emanation - the act of emitting; causing to flow forth
egression, egress, emergence - the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent
radiation - the act of spreading outward from a central source
venting, discharge - the act of venting
3.emanation - (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost; "the emanation of the Holy Spirit"; "the rising of the Holy Ghost"; "the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son"
theological system, theology - a particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings; "Jewish theology"; "Roman Catholic theology"
inception, origination, origin - an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events

emanation

noun
1. flow, proceeding, arising, emergence, derivation, origination the emanation of the created order from God
2. emission, radiation, discharge, diffusion, effluent, exhalation, effusion, efflux The human body is surrounded by an aura of infrared emanations.
Translations
إنْبِعاث، تَصاعُد
udstråling
kisugárzás
útstreymi
emanácia
çıkmayayılma

emanation

[ˌeməˈneɪʃən] Nemanación f

emanation

[ˌɛməˈneɪʃən] némanation f

emanation

nAusgehen nt; (of odour)Ausströmen nt, → Ausgehen nt; (Rel) → Emanation f

emanation

[ˌɛməˈneɪʃn] n (frm) → emanazione f

emanate

(ˈeməneit) verb
to flow out; to come out (from some source).
ˌemaˈnation noun
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In proportion as either prevails, it will be conveyed into the national representation; and for the very reason, that this will be an emanation from a greater variety of interests, and in much more various proportions, than are to be found in any single State, it will be much less apt to espouse either of them with a decided partiality, than the representation of any single State.
All at once from the dark line of the horizon whither it retired to gain its momentum, the monster rushed suddenly towards the Abraham Lincoln with alarming rapidity, stopped suddenly about twenty feet from the hull, and died out--not diving under the water, for its brilliancy did not abate--but suddenly, and as if the source of this brilliant emanation was exhausted.
He exhaled, on entering, that delicate perfume which, among elegant men and women of high fashion, never changes, and appears to be incorporated in the person, of whom it has become the natural emanation.
But already I had acquired the conviction that there was nothing more lovable in the world than that woman; nothing more life-giving, inspiring, and illuminating than the emanation of her charm.
On his way back he encountered Miss Mercy Chant by the church, from whose walls she seemed to be a sort of emanation.
It seemed as though there escaped from him, at least according to the growing superstitions of the crowd, a mysterious emanation which animated all the stones of Notre-Dame, and made the deep bowels of the ancient church to palpitate.
An emanation, a particular spirit, belonged not to the moving leaves or water only, but to the distant peak arising suddenly, by some change of perspective, above the nearer horizon of the hills, to the passing space of light across the plain, to the lichened Druidic stone even, for a certain weird fellowship in it with the moods of men.
It was an emanation of her spirit, a pure and gracious crystallization of her divine essence.
It was an alchemy of soul occultly subtile and profoundly deep--a mysterious emanation of the spirit, seductive, sweetly humble, and terribly imperious.
Is there some potent magnetic emanation from Number One which Number Two doesn't possess?
His figure was somewhat slight, but manly and well formed; and, apart from all the grace of youth and comeliness, there was an emanation from the warm young heart in his look and bearing which kept the old man down.
And through a luminous emanation, which lasted some seconds, the whole three caught a glimpse of that mysterious disc which the eye of man now saw for the first time.