emanation


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em·a·na·tion

(em'ă-nā'shŭn),
1. Any substance that flows out or is emitted from a source or origin.
2. The radiation from a radioactive element.
[L. e- mano, pp. -atus, to flow out]

em·a·na·tion

(em'ă-nā'shŭn)
1. Any substance that flows out or is emitted from a source or origin.
2. The radiation from a radioactive element.
[L. e-mano, pp. -atus, to flow out]

emanation

(em-a-na'shun) [L. e, out, + manare, to flow]
1. Something given off; radiation; emission.
2. A gaseous product of radioactive disintegration.

actinium emanation

The radioactive gas given off by actinium; a radioactive isotope of actinium. Synonym: actinon

radium emanation

The radioactive gas given off by radium. Synonym: radon

thorium emanation

The radioactive gas given off by thorium. Synonym: thoron

emanation

that which is given off, such as a gaseous disintegration product given off from radioactive substances, or an effluvium.
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There was something like an emanation of evil from her eyes and from the face of the other, who, exactly behind her and overtopping her by half a head, kept his eyelids lowered in a sinister fashion--which in the poor girl, reached, stirred, set free that faculty of unreasoning explosive terror lying locked up at the bottom of all human hearts and of the hearts of animals as well.
Captain Ellis looked upon himself as a sort of divine (pagan) emanation, the deputy-Neptune for the circumambient seas.
D'Artagnan was passing along a lane on the spot where the Rue d'Assas is now situated, breathing the balmy emanations which were borne upon the wind from the Rue de Vaugirard, and which arose from the gardens refreshed by the dews of evening and the breeze of night.
The sulphuretted hydrogen emanations, which Captain Burton mentions, could be distinctly smelt.
From the man's distorted body and twisted mind, in occult ways, like mists rising from malarial marshes, came emanations of the unhealth within.
renewed and regilt) on the walls and the ceiling, and explained that the emanations of burning gas-light would certainly spoil them in the course of a few months.
which Narbonne mistakenly follows Armstrong in translating as "nonexistent") within the use of the same phrase in Plato and Middle Platonism, within Plotinus's account of matter, within the structure of the emanation of all things from the One, and within the multistep formation of the visible world.
La Syrie, est dirigee depuis un demi-siecle par la minorite alaouite, une emanation du chiisme, alors que les sunnites y sont majoritaires.
turn, Al-Shuaiba noticeably reduced emanation of sulfuric oxide and Kuwait Oil
In this message sent to the Head of State, the members of the Chamber commend the fundamental reforms carried out and constitutional legislative amendments introduced which helped strengthen the attributes and institutions of the Republican regime and made of the people the source of sovereignty and emanation of powers.
The image is not reproducible, they explain, and seems to have been made by a brief emanation from the body itself.
Session 7 on flexible foams will include the following presentations: "Room-temperature emanations from flexible foams," Ruediger Landers and Tammo Boinowitz, Degussa AG; "Emanation reduction using novel, non-fugutive additives for flexible polyurethane foams," James Tobias, Steve Hulme, John W.