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Definition of the noun emanation
What does emanation mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: emanations
- something that is emitted or radiated (as a gas or an odor or a light, etc.)
- the act of emitting; causing to flow forth
- (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost
Alternative definition of the noun emanation
- The act of flowing or proceeding from a fountain head or origin.
- That which issues, flows, or proceeds from any object as a source; efflux; an effluence; as, perfume is an emanation from a flower.
- [uncountable, obsolete, chemistry] radon
- "Emanation" is a composition.
- "Emanation" is a musical album of Nightbringer.
Emanation is a belief, found in Neoplatonism, that the cause of certain beings or states of being consists of an overflow from the essence of God or other higher spiritual beings, as opposed to a special act of creation. This overflow is usually conceived in a non-temporal way as a permanent relationship of causation rather than as an event causing an entity to come into existence at a given point in time. The word "emanation" can refer either to the process of emanation or to the thing emanated.
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by H.S. Redgrove
instability will never be obtained in large quantities, but, judging from the above -described experiments, if, indeed, the radium emanation is the true Philosopher's Stone, the quantity of gold that may be hoped for by its aid is extremely small.
Four Faces of the Universe (2006)
An Integrated View of the Cosmos by Robert Kleinman
Emanation is a metaphor appearing in traditional cosmology as an alternative to the idea of creation ex nihilo. The doctrine asserts that all being streams forth necessarily (overflowing like water from an inexhaustible fountain) from a perfect ...
Open Secret (2010)
Postmessianic Messianism and the Mystical Revision of Menahem Mendel Schneerson by Elliot R. Wolfson
emanation is the aspect of the face, the matter of ...
by David Colbert
The Emanation is the feminine side of character, divided from the male (as in the creation of Eve from Adam). The Shadow is the aspect that represents repressed desire. The Spectre is devoted exclusively to reason. Blake scholar Joseph ...
by Josef Stern
In quasi-ethical terms, emanation is an expression of altruistic “generosity” that seeks no end, or good, ...
CONPAR 90 - VAPP IV (1990)
Joint International Conference on Vector and Parallel Processing, Zurich, Switzerland, September 10-13, 1990. Proceedings by Helmar Burkhart
The density represents the spatial distribution of some physical property of the object, whereas the emanation is any physical process being used to study the object. The most widely used image reconstruction method is the convolution ...
The Catholic Encyclopedia (1909)
An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne, Andrew Alphonsus MacErlean
Emanation is the process by which ...
by Casey Albert Wood
The emanation is a gas, which in turn, steadily disintegrates into alpha particles and radium A, from which in the same way come radium B, C, D, E, and F in succession. It is from these products, especially in radium C, that the beta and gamma ...
by Erwin Fahlbusch
aporroia, "outflow, emanation"), and then mostly in an epistemological connection (e.g., in Empedocles). Only in — > Gnosticism does it become significant metaphysically. Here with the help of rich mythological materials ...
by P. Somasundaran
Emanation thermal analysis and other radiometric emanation methods. In Wilson and Wilson's Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry , Part XIIC; Svehla, G., Ed.; Elsevier Science Publishers: Amsterdam, 1984; 304. 2 .
by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe
For the colouring and thermo- luminescence of glass produced by radium emanation, sec Lind, J. Phys. Chem. 1920, 24, 437. Niton spontaneously decomposes, producing helium and other substances. For radioactive properties of niton, v.
There are four fundamental principles, one always the emanation of the other, (a) The first is the breath of the living God, without beginning or end; (b) breath of breaths, ...
The Jewish Encyclopedia (1909)
A Descriptive Record of the History, Religion, Literature, and Customs of the Jewish People from the Earliest Times to the Present Day by Cyrus Adler, Isidore Singer
regards prophecy as an emanation of the divine spirit, of which all, without distinction, may become recipients. The philosophers so far presented consider prophecy a gift from without. Abraham ...
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Quotes about Emanation
It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit. (Robert Louis Stevenson)
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Scrabble value of E1M3A1N1A1T1I1O1N1
The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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