Fusion

Fusion can refer to combining two or more distinct things
*Cell fusion
*Freezing, a chemistry term for a liquid undergoing a phase change into a solid
*Gene fusion, a genetic event and molecular biology technique
*Nuclear fusion, the process by which multiple nuclei join together to form a heavier nucleus
*Fusion power, power generation using controlled nuclear fusion reactions
*Fusion (linguistics), a type of synthetic language
*Fusion cuisine, the innovations in many contemporary restaurant cuisines since the 1970s
*Spinal fusion, a surgical technique used to combine two or more vertebrae
*Tooth fusion, the joining of two teeth
*Melting together two solids

Business

*BT Fusion, a UK voice-over-IP service
*Fusion (oil company)

Computers and Software

*AMD Fusion, a future next-generation microprocessor design
*Compiz Fusion, a community maintained set of plugins for the Compiz Window Manager
*Eyeon Fusion, a visual effects package
*Fusion RTOS, an embedded or real-time operating system (RTOS)
*Fusion WebPilot browser, an embedded web browser
*IBRIX Fusion, a highly scalable parallel file system
*Kega Fusion, a Sega multi-console emulator
*Loop fusion, a compiler optimization which replaces multiple loops with a single one
*Microcode Solutions Fusion, a popular Macintosh Emulator for Amiga computers
*NetObjects Fusion, a web design program
*Oracle Fusion Middleware, a portfolio of standards-based software products that spans multiple services
*Sensor fusion, the combining of sensory data or data derived from sensory data from disparate sources
*VMware Fusion, virtual machine software product by VMware, Inc.

Entertainment

*Fusion (music), a music genre which combines two or more other genres
*Jazz fusion, or Jazz-rock fusion, a genre of Progressive music
*Fusion Radio, an Internet radio station broadcasting from the University of Toronto
*Fusion Rock Radio [http://www.fusionradiorocks.com] , an Internet radio station broadcasting from Toronto on the Live365.com Network
*Guardian (band), Christian rock band previously known as "Fusion"
*Fusion, a combat technique in Dragon Ball that merges two or more people into a single, more powerful individual
*"Fusion" ("Enterprise" episode), a first season episode of "Star Trek: Enterprise"
*Fusion Cosmetics on the soap opera "All My Children"
*"Fusion" (comics), a comic book published by Eclipse Comics
*"Fusion Magazine" (comedy magazine), a comedy magazine founded and edited by Glenn Beck
*"Fusion Magazine" (scientific magazine), predecessor to "21st Century Science and Technology" magazine
*"Metroid Fusion", a 2002 Game Boy Advance game
*"Fusion" (album), a 1961 album by Jimmy Giuffre
*"Fusion" (Sven Väth album), a 1998 album by Sven Väth
*"Dancing Stage Fusion", a music video game by Konami

Politics and organisations

*Electoral fusion, an arrangement where two or more political parties support a common candidate
*Fusion of Haitian Social Democrats, a Haitian political party
*Fusion (student movement), a Christian charity that serves, supports and resources students
*Fusion International, an Australian-based Christian organisation
*Fusionism (politics), the combination of libertarianism and various types of conservatives

Products

*Gillette Fusion, a safety razor by Gillette
*Schumacher Fusion, a radio-controlled car
*Ford Fusion, two separate automobile product lines from Ford Motor Company
**a Mini MPV sold in Europe
**a mid-size car sold in North America

ports

*Cleveland Fusion, a women's American football team in the NWFA
*Miami Fusion, a professional soccer (football) club located in Fort Lauderdale

ee also

*Merger


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  • Fusion — Fusion …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • fusion — [ fyzjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1547; lat. fusio, de fundere → fondre I ♦ 1 ♦ Passage d un corps solide à l état liquide sous l action de la chaleur. ⇒ 1. fonte, liquéfaction. Température de fusion. Le point de fusion de la glace sous la pression de 760 mm de …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fusión — f. fís. Cambio del estado sólido al líquido por acción del calor. ⊆ anat. patol. Unión anormal de estructuras colindantes. Medical Dictionary. 2011. fusión …   Diccionario médico

  • fusión — sustantivo femenino 1. Unión de dos o más cosas: Los dos líderes están de acuerdo en iniciar el proceso de fusión de los partidos. Sinónimo: unificación. 2. Área: física Cambio de estado de un sólido a líquido: la fusión del hielo, la fusión de… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Fusion — Sf Verschmelzung, Zusammenschluß erw. fremd. Erkennbar fremd (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. fūsio ( ōnis) das Gießen, das Schmelzen , einem Abstraktum von l. fundere gießen . Zunächst in der konkreten Bedeutung des (Ver )Schmelzens… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • fusión — (Del lat. fusĭo, ōnis). 1. f. Acción y efecto de fundir o fundirse. 2. Unión de intereses, ideas o partidos. 3. Econ. Integración de varias empresas en una sola entidad, que suele estar legalmente regulada para evitar excesivas concentraciones de …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • fusion — [fyo͞o′zhən] n. [L fusio] 1. a fusing or melting together 2. a) the union of different things by or as if by melting; blending; coalition [a fusion of political parties] b) the state or fact of being so united 3. anything made by fusing …   English World dictionary

  • Fusion — (Verschmelzung) von Eisenbahnen (amalgamation, combination, consolidation; fusion; fusione) ist die Vereinigung der Linien zweier oder mehrerer selbständiger Eisenbahnunternehmen zu einem gemeinsamen Netz. In den ersten Zeiten der Entwicklung der …   Enzyklopädie des Eisenbahnwesens

  • fusion — 1550s, from M.Fr. fusion, from L. fusionem (nom. fusio) an outpouring, effusion, noun of action from fusus, pp. of fundere pour, melt (see FOUND (Cf. found) (2)). In nuclear physics sense, first recorded 1947; in jazz sense, by 1972 …   Etymology dictionary

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