Affuse
Affuse Af*fuse" ([a^]f*f[=u]z"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Affused} (-f[=u]zd"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Affusing}.] [L. affusus, p. p. of affundere to pour to; ad + fundere. See {Fuse}.] To pour out or upon. [R.] [1913 Webster]

I first affused water upon the compressed beans. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]


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  • Affused — Affuse Af*fuse ([a^]f*f[=u]z ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Affused} ( f[=u]zd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Affusing}.] [L. affusus, p. p. of affundere to pour to; ad + fundere. See {Fuse}.] To pour out or upon. [R.] [1913 Webster] I first affused water upon the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Affusing — Affuse Af*fuse ([a^]f*f[=u]z ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Affused} ( f[=u]zd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Affusing}.] [L. affusus, p. p. of affundere to pour to; ad + fundere. See {Fuse}.] To pour out or upon. [R.] [1913 Webster] I first affused water upon the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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