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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Emanation  \Em`a*na"tion\,  n.  [L.  emanatio:  cf  F.  ['e]manation.] 
  1.  The  act  of  flowing  or  proceeding  from  a  fountain  head  or 
  origin.  --South. 
 
  Those  profitable  and  excellent  emanations  from  God. 
  --Jer.  Taylor. 
 
  2.  That  which  issues,  flows,  or  proceeds  from  any  object  as  a 
  source;  efflux;  an  effluence;  as  perfume  is  an  emanation 
  from  a  flower. 
 
  An  emanation  of  the  indwelling  life.  --Bryant. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  emanation 
  n  1:  something  that  is  produced  by  emanation 
  2:  the  act  of  emitting  [syn:  {emission}] 




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