Definitions for Fusionˈfyu ʒən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act or process of fusing or the state of being fused.
that which is fused; the result of fusing:
A ballet production is the fusion of many talents.
a coalition of political parties or factions. (cap.) the body resulting from such a coalition.
the joining of atomic nuclei in a reaction to form nuclei of heavier atoms, as the combination of deuterium atoms to form helium atoms.
Ref: Compare fission (def. 2). 2
popular music that is a blend of two styles, esp. a combining of jazz with rock, classical music, or such ethnic elements as Brazilian or Japanese music.
Category: Music and Dance
(of food) combining usu. widely differing ethnic or regional ingredients, styles, or techniques:
a restaurant serving French-Thai fusion cuisine; a fusion menu.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of fusion:
1545–55: < L
fusion, merger, unification(noun)
an occurrence that involves the production of a union
the state of being combined into one body
the merging of adjacent sounds or syllables or words
fusion, nuclear fusion, nuclear fusion reaction(noun)
a nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy
fusion, optical fusion(noun)
the combining of images from the two eyes to form a single visual percept
fusion, spinal fusion(noun)
correction of an unstable part of the spine by joining two or more vertebrae; usually done surgically but sometimes done by traction or immobilization
the act of fusing (or melting) together
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the mixing or combining of two or more things
the fusion of cells; the fusion of business and IT
The merging of similar or different elements into a union
A nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei with the concomitant release of energy
a style of music that blends disparate genres; especially types of jazz
A style of cooking that combines ingredients and techniques from different countries or cultures
The act of melting or liquifying something by heating it
Origin: 1555, from fusion, from fusionem (the accusative of fusio), from fusus, past participle of fundere (see also found#Etymology 3).
the act or operation of melting or rendering fluid by heat; the act of melting together; as, the fusion of metals
the state of being melted or dissolved by heat; a state of fluidity or flowing in consequence of heat; as, metals in fusion
the union or blending together of things, as, melted together
the union, or binding together, of adjacent parts or tissues
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
In intelligence usage, the process of examining all sources of intelligence and information to derive a complete assessment of activity.
Translations for Fusion
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the act of melting together
fusion of the metal pieces.
- in mekaar smeltingAfrikaans
- إنْصِهار، إنْدِماجArabic
- fusãoPortuguese (BR)
- die (Ver-)SchmelzungGerman
- fusión, fundiciónSpanish
- هم گدازیFarsi
- taljenje, stapanjeCroatian
- 융해, 용융(鎔融)Korean
- (metāla) kausēšanaLatvian
- sammensmelting, fusjonNorwegian
- stapianie (się)Polish
- هم گدازیPersian
- سره ګډېدنه، يو ځاى سره ويلى كېدنه، ائتلاف يا دسياسى ګوندونو سره يو ځاى كېدنهPashto
- topire; fuziuneRomanian
- kaynaşma, füzyonTurkish
- 溶化Chinese (Trad.)
- ساتھ پگھل کر مخلوط ہونے کا عملUrdu
- sự trộn lẫn bằng cách nấu chảyVietnamese
- 溶化Chinese (Simp.)
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