Transfuse Trans*fuse", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transfused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transfusing}.] [L. transfusus, p. p. of transfundere: cf. F. transfuser. See {Transfund}.] 1. To pour, as liquid, out of one vessel into another; to transfer by pouring. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) To transfer, as blood, from the veins or arteries of one man or animal to those of another. [1913 Webster]

3. To cause to pass from to another; to cause to be instilled or imbibed; as, to transfuse a spirit of patriotism into a man; to transfuse a love of letters. [1913 Webster]

Into thee such virtue and grace Immense I have transfused. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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