Origin of emanation
Examples from the Web for emanations
He already has descended one step in spirits which are emanations from Him.Initiation into Philosophy
The emanations of the cosmic monster were at work on the Nomad.
He wanted to judge for himself these emanations sui generis.
His reasoning was that the attachments we form are only emanations of our own selfishness.The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)
Charles James Lever
He wished to judge for himself about these emanations, sui generis.The English at the North Pole
- an act or instance of emanating
- something that emanates or is produced; effusion
- a gaseous product of radioactive decay, such as radon
Word Origin and History for emanations
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."
- Something that issues from a source; an emission.
- Any of several radioactive gases that are isotopes of radon and are products of radioactive decay.