Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun emanation

3 senses of emanation

Sense 1
emanation -- (something that is emitted or radiated (as a gas or an odor or a light, etc.))
       => matter -- (that which has mass and occupies space; "physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it")

Sense 2
emission, emanation -- (the act of emitting; causing to flow forth)
       => egress, egression, emergence -- (the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent)

Sense 3
emanation, rise, procession -- ((theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost; "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")
       => origin, origination, inception -- (an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events)

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