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ˈfyu ʒənfu·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fusion, merger, unificationnoun

    an occurrence that involves the production of a union

  2. coalition, fusionnoun

    the state of being combined into one body

  3. fusionnoun

    the merging of adjacent sounds or syllables or words

  4. fusion, nuclear fusion, nuclear fusion reactionnoun

    a nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy

  5. fusion, optical fusionnoun

    the combining of images from the two eyes to form a single visual percept

  6. fusion, spinal fusionnoun

    correction of an unstable part of the spine by joining two or more vertebrae; usually done surgically but sometimes done by traction or immobilization

  7. fusionnoun

    the act of fusing (or melting) together

Wiktionary

  1. fusionnoun

    The merging of similar or different elements into a union

    Etymology: 1555, from fusion, from fusionem (the accusative of fusio), from fusus, past participle of fundere (see also found#Etymology 3).

  2. fusionnoun

    A nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei with the concomitant release of energy

    Etymology: 1555, from fusion, from fusionem (the accusative of fusio), from fusus, past participle of fundere (see also found#Etymology 3).

  3. fusionnoun

    a style of music that blends disparate genres; especially types of jazz

    Etymology: 1555, from fusion, from fusionem (the accusative of fusio), from fusus, past participle of fundere (see also found#Etymology 3).

  4. fusionnoun

    A style of cooking that combines ingredients and techniques from different countries or cultures

    Etymology: 1555, from fusion, from fusionem (the accusative of fusio), from fusus, past participle of fundere (see also found#Etymology 3).

  5. fusionnoun

    The act of melting or liquifying something by heating it

    Etymology: 1555, from fusion, from fusionem (the accusative of fusio), from fusus, past participle of fundere (see also found#Etymology 3).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fusionverb

    the act or operation of melting or rendering fluid by heat; the act of melting together; as, the fusion of metals

    Etymology: [L. fusio, fr. fundere, fusum to pour, melt: cf. F. fusion. See Fuse, v. t., aud cf, Foison.]

  2. Fusionverb

    the state of being melted or dissolved by heat; a state of fluidity or flowing in consequence of heat; as, metals in fusion

    Etymology: [L. fusio, fr. fundere, fusum to pour, melt: cf. F. fusion. See Fuse, v. t., aud cf, Foison.]

  3. Fusionverb

    the union or blending together of things, as, melted together

    Etymology: [L. fusio, fr. fundere, fusum to pour, melt: cf. F. fusion. See Fuse, v. t., aud cf, Foison.]

  4. Fusionverb

    the union, or binding together, of adjacent parts or tissues

    Etymology: [L. fusio, fr. fundere, fusum to pour, melt: cf. F. fusion. See Fuse, v. t., aud cf, Foison.]

Freebase

  1. Fusion

    A fusion genre is music that combines two or more styles. For example, rock and roll originally developed as a fusion of blues, gospel and country music. The main characteristics of fusion genres are variations in tempo, rhythm, and is sometimes the use of long musical "journeys" that can be divided into smaller parts, each with their own dynamics, style and tempo. "Fusion" used alone often refers to jazz fusion. Artists who work in fusion genres are often difficult to categorize within non-fusion styles, primarily because most genres evolved out of other genres.These artists generally consider themselves part of both genres. For example, a musician that plays predominantly blues influenced by rock is often labelled a blues-rock musician, such as Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble. Vaughan, a Texas blues guitarist, used rock and blues together. Ray Charles, who recorded gospel and jazz-influenced blues, created what would become known as soul music. By fusing the two genres, Charles pioneered the style of country soul, most famously on his landmark album Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, and influenced similar efforts by Candi Staton and Solomon Burke. Another example of fusion music can be heard in the Middle Eastern-influenced Franco-Arabic music as personified by Aldo. Franco-Arabic music uses a blend of Arabic and many western styles, from rock to pop, and from Euro styles to folk music. Jie Ma blends traditional Chinese instruments and Western and jazz compositions.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. fusion

    In intelligence usage, the process of examining all sources of intelligence and information to derive a complete assessment of activity.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fusion' in Nouns Frequency: #2665

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fusion in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fusion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of fusion in a Sentence

  1. Eran Shir:

    Sensor fusion is critical to self-driving.

  2. Paul Ingram:

    A moment's thought shows that man's feeling of isolation has no foundation, biologically or sociologically. We grow out of the Universe, we are an expression of it. The iron in our blood comes from the high temperature fusion of stars. We constantly interact with our environment. The force of gravity keeps our feet upon the earth and has a vital effect upon our metabolism. The air we breathe comes form the seas and the leaves, and the sun allows the process to take place. Society gives us all that makes us human our culture, our symbols, our concepts and our values. Without society, the notion of the individual would have no meaning.

  3. Bill Browder:

    It appears on a whole range of stories they are in the lying and smear campaigning business, my experience does not look like an isolated incident.These guys play dirty, and I have seen it firsthand. NUNES FILES $ 9.9 M LAWSUIT AGAINST FUSION GPS, ALLEGING SMEAR CAMPAIGN AND RICO VIOLATIONS He continued :.

  4. Chuck Grassley:

    It is particularly disturbing that Mr. Akhmetshin and Fusion GPS were working together on this pro-Russia lobbying effort in 2016 in light of Mr. Akhmetshin’s history and reputation.

  5. Bill Browder:

    There is clear evidence since we filed that warrants a proper investigation of Devin Nunes activities, glenn Simpson was working with a foreign principal. ... [ who was ] an agent of the Russian government, Natalia Veselnitskaya. Veselnitskaya, who was at the center of a controversial 2016 Trump Tower meeting, was charged in federal court earlier this yearwith obstruction of justice in connection witha civil money laundering and forfeiture case involving a Russian tax refund fraud scheme. Although possible dirt on Hillary Clinton was reportedly floated in advance of the infamous meeting with Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort, Veselnitskaya has publicly said Hillary Clinton used the meeting to push for repeal of the anti-corruption law. Natalia Veselnitskaya met with Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort at Trump Tower in June 2016. In Jared Kushner lawsuit, Devin Nunes said Fusion GPS -- the firm paid by the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee to create the salaciously anti-TrumpSteele dossier -- coordinatedwith another group to file several fraudulent and harassing ethics complaints intended to derail his investigation. Thecomplaintin the Eastern District of Virginia, which namedSimpsonand the nonprofitCampaign for Accountability( CfA), said the.

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