emanation vs procession what difference

what is difference between emanation and procession

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

From Middle English processioun, borrowed from Old French pourciession, from Latin prōcessiō (a marching forward, an advance, in Late Latin a religious procession), from prōcēdere, past participle prōcessus (to move forward, advance, proceed); see proceed.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɹəˈsɛʃən/
  • Hyphenation: pro‧ces‧sion

Noun

procession (plural processions)

  1. The act of progressing or proceeding.
    • 1659, John Pearson, Exposition of the Creed
      From whence it came to pass in the primitive times , that the Latin fathers taught expressly the procession of the Spirit from the Father and the Son
  2. A group of people or things moving along in an orderly, stately, or solemn manner; a train of persons advancing in order; a retinue.
    • 1914, Westways (volume 6, page 7)
      The final fifty miles of the race was a procession with little change in the relative positions of the cars []
  3. A number of things happening in sequence (in space or in time).
  4. (ecclesiastical, obsolete, in the plural) Litanies said in procession and not kneeling.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shipley to this entry?)

Derived terms

Related terms

Translations

See also

  • -cade
  • cavalcade
  • cortege
  • flypast
  • march-past
  • motorcade
  • parade

Verb

procession (third-person singular simple present processions, present participle processioning, simple past and past participle processioned)

  1. (intransitive) To take part in a procession.
  2. (transitive, dated) To honour with a procession.
  3. (transitive, law, US, North Carolina and Tennessee) To ascertain, mark, and establish the boundary lines of (lands).
    • 1856, Alexander Mansfield Burrill, “PROCESSIONING”, in A Law Dictionary and Glossary
      To procession the lands of such persons as desire it.

Synonyms

  • process

Further reading

  • procession in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • procession in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

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