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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 em·a·nate /ˈɛməˌnet/
 (vi.)散髮,發出,發源

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 em·a·nate /ˈɛməˌnet/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·a·nate a. Issuing forth; emanant. [R.]
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·a·nate v. i. [imp. & p. p. Emanated p. pr. & vb. n. Emanating.]
 1. To issue forth from a source; to flow out from more or less constantly; as, fragrance emanates from flowers.
 2. To proceed from, as a source or fountain; to take origin; to arise, to originate.
    That subsisting from of government from which all special laws emanate.   --De Quincey.
 Syn: -- To flow; arise; proceed; issue; originate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 emanate
      v 1: proceed or issue forth, as from a source; "Water emanates
           from this hole in the ground"
      2: give out (breath or an odor); "The chimney exhales a thick
         smoke" [syn: exhale, give forth]