What is the meaning of emanation?


  • 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. (
    • usage: "the emanation of the Holy Spirit"; "the rising of the Holy Ghost"; "the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son"
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