Watery fusion
Fusion Fu"sion, n. [L. fusio, fr. fundere, fusum to pour, melt: cf. F. fusion. See {Fuse}, v. t., aud cf, {Foison}.] 1. The act or operation of melting or rendering fluid by heat; the act of melting together; as, the fusion of metals. [1913 Webster]

2. The state of being melted or dissolved by heat; a state of fluidity or flowing in consequence of heat; as, metals in fusion. [1913 Webster]

3. The union or blending together of things, as, melted together. [1913 Webster]

The universal fusion of races, languages, and customs . . . had produced a corresponding fusion of creeds. --C. Kingsley. [1913 Webster]

{Watery fusion} (Chem.) the melting of certain crystals by heat in their own water of crystallization. [1913 Webster]

4. (Biol.) The union, or binding together, of adjacent parts or tissues. [1913 Webster]


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