Etymology
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emanation (n.)

"act of flowing or issuing from an origin; emission; radiation; what issues, flows, or is given out from any substance or body;" 1560s, from Late Latin emanationem (nominative emanatio), noun of action from past-participle stem of Latin emanare "flow out, spring out of," figuratively "arise, proceed from," from assimilated form of ex "out" (see ex-) + manare "to flow," from PIE root *ma- (3) "damp."

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Definitions of emanation

emanation (n.)
something that is emitted or radiated (as a gas or an odor or a light, etc.);
emanation (n.)
the act of emitting; causing to flow forth;
Synonyms: emission
emanation (n.)
(theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost;
the emanation of the Holy Spirit
Synonyms: rise / procession
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