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Noun emanation has 3 senses
  1. emanation - something that is emitted or radiated (as a gas or an odor or a light etc.)
    --1 is a kind of
    substance, matter
    --1 has particulars: ectoplasm
    Derived forms: verb emanate1, verb emanate2
  2. emission, emanation - the act of emitting; causing to flow forth
    --2 is a kind of egress, egression, emergence
    --2 has particulars: radiation; discharge, venting
    Derived forms: verb emanate1, verb emanate2
  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"
    --3 is a kind of origin, origination, inception
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