verb Etymology: Latin interfusus, past participle of interfundere to pour between, from inter- + fundere to pour — more at found Date: 1593 transitive verb 1. to combine by fusing ; blend 2. to add as if by fusing ; infuse intransitive verb blend, fuseinterfusion noun

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  • Interfuse — In ter*fuse , v. t. [L. interfusus, p. p. of interfundere to pour between; inter between + fundere to pour. See {Fuse} to melt.] [1913 Webster] 1. To pour or spread between or among; to diffuse; to scatter. [1913 Webster] The ambient air, wide… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interfuse — index combine (join together), consolidate (unite), converge, desegregate, embody, incorporate ( …   Law dictionary

  • interfuse — [in΄tər fyo͞oz′] vt. interfused, interfusing [< L interfusus, pp. of interfundere, to pour between: see INTER & FOUND3] 1. to combine by mixing, blending, or fusing together 2. to cause to pass into or through a substance; infuse 3. to spread… …   English World dictionary

  • interfuse — interfusion, n. /in teuhr fyoohz /, v., interfused, interfusing. v.t. 1. to intersperse, intermingle, or permeate with something. 2. to blend or fuse, one with another. 3. to pour or pass (something) between, into, or through; infuse. v.i. 4. to… …   Universalium

  • interfuse — verb To fuse or blend together …   Wiktionary

  • interfuse — Synonyms and related words: add, amalgamate, assimilate, blend, coalesce, combine, come together, compound, comprise, connect, consolidate, diffuse, embody, encompass, flux, fuse, immingle, impregnate, include, incorporate, infuse, integrate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • interfuse — v. merge, mix; be merged, be blended …   English contemporary dictionary

  • interfuse — verb literary join or mix together. Derivatives interfusion noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • interfuse — in·ter·fuse …   English syllables

  • interfuse — in•ter•fuse [[t]ˌɪn tərˈfyuz[/t]] v. fused, fus•ing 1) to intersperse, intermingle, or permeate with something 2) to blend or fuse, one with another 3) to pour or pass into or through; infuse 4) to become blended or fused • Etymology: 1585–95;… …   From formal English to slang

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