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emanation

[ em-uh-ney-shuhn ]
/ ˌɛm əˈneɪ ʃən /
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noun

an act or instance of emanating.
something that emanates or is emanated.
Physical Chemistry. a gaseous product of radioactive disintegration, including radon, thoron, and actinon. Symbol: Em

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Origin of emanation

1560–70; <Late Latin ēmānātiōn- (stem of ēmānātiō), equivalent to ēmānāt(us) (see emanate) + -iōn--ion

OTHER WORDS FROM emanation

em·a·na·tion·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for emanation

emanation
/ (ˌɛməˈneɪʃən) /

noun

an act or instance of emanating
something that emanates or is produced; effusion
a gaseous product of radioactive decay, such as radon

Derived forms of emanation

emanational, adjective
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Medical definitions for emanation

emanation
[ ĕm′ə-nāshən ]

n.

Something that issues from a source; an emission.
Any of several radioactive gases that are isotopes of radon and are products of radioactive decay.
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