- The definition of an emanation is something that comes from a specific source.
The light coming off of a light fixture is an example of emanation.
emanation definition by Webster's New World
- the act of emanating
- something that comes forth from a source; thing emitted
- a heavy, gaseous isotope that results from the decay of a radioactive element
Origin: Late Latin emanatio
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- emanative adjective
emanation definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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- The act or an instance of emanating.
- a. Something that issues from a source; an emission.b. Chemistry Any of several radioactive gases that are isotopes of radon and are products of radioactive decay.
- emˌa·naˈtion·al adjective
emanation - Computer Definition
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emanation - Medical Definition
- Something that issues from a source; an emission.
- Any of several radioactive gases that are isotopes of radon and are products of radioactive decay.