Origin of emanation
Examples from the Web for emanation
Nor is the next body in succession—the emanation, for it gives only a-rays.The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays|J. (John) Joly
He describes how the second principle issues by emanation out of the first, and the third out of the second.History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)|John William Draper
The universe is an emanation from the perfect, and an effort towards perfection.Initiation into Philosophy|Emile Faguet
In the later system of emanation of Sankhya there is a more marked approach to a materialistic doctrine of evolution.
For these reasons he declares the Constitution was not an emanation, in any true sense, from the people.The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Three|Abraham Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for emanation
Word Origin and History for emanation
1560s, from Late Latin emanationem (nominative emanatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin emanare "flow out, arise, proceed," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + manare "to flow," from PIE root *ma- "damp."