emanation vs emission what difference

what is difference between emanation and emission

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛməˈneɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Etymology

From emanate.

Noun

emanation (countable and uncountable, plural emanations)

  1. The act of flowing or proceeding (of something, quality, or feeling) from a source or origin.
  2. That which issues, flows, or proceeds from any object as a source; efflux; an effluence.
    Perfume is an emanation from a flower.
  3. (uncountable, obsolete, chemistry) The element radon.
  4. (theology) The generation of the Son and the procession of the Holy Spirit, as distinct from the origination of created beings.

Translations

See also

  • evolution

Anagrams

  • anamniote


English

Etymology

First attested in 1607. From Middle French émission, from Latin ēmissiō (sending forth), from ēmittō (send out), from ex (from, out of) + mittō (send).

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ɪˈmɪʃən/, /ɪˈmɪʃn̩/
  • Rhymes: -ɪʃən

Noun

emission (countable and uncountable, plural emissions)

  1. Something which is emitted or sent out; issue.
  2. The act of emitting; the act of sending forth or putting into circulation.

Synonyms

  • (act of sending out): issuance

Hyponyms

  • nocturnal emission

Derived terms

  • zero-emission

Related terms

  • emission line
  • emission nebula
  • emissions test
  • emit

Translations

References

  • emission in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Anagrams

  • Misiones, simonies, simonise

Finnish

Noun

emission

  1. Genitive singular form of emissio.

Friulian

Noun

emission f (plural emissions)

  1. emission

Interlingua

Noun

emission (plural emissiones)

  1. emission

Occitan

Etymology

From Latin ēmissiō.

Pronunciation

Noun

emission f (plural emissions)

  1. emission

Piedmontese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /emiˈsjuŋ/

Noun

emission f

  1. emission

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