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  1. fu·sion
    IPA[ˈfyo͞oZHən]
  2. noun

    • 1. the process or result of joining two or more things together to form a single entity:

      a fusion of an idea from anthropology and an idea from psychology malformation or fusion of the three bones in the middle ear
      Synonym : blend, blending, combination, amalgamation, joining, bonding, binding, merging, melding, mingling, integration, intermixture, intermingling, synthesis, coalescence, compounding, agglutination, uniting, marrying, alliance, unification, commingling, commixture, interflow
    • 2. short for nuclear fusion

    • 3. the process of causing a material or object to melt with intense heat so as to join with another:

      the fusion of resin and glass fiber in the molding process
      Synonym : melting, smelting, dissolving, dissolution, liquefaction
    • 4. music that is a mixture of different styles, especially jazz and rock:

      jazz fusion

    adjective

    • 1. referring to food or cooking that incorporates elements of diverse cuisines:

      their fusion fare includes a sushi-like roll of gingery rice and eel wrapped in marinated Greek grape leaves
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: fusion, plural noun: fusions

    • noun

      the process or result of joining two or more things together to form a single entity:

      short for nuclear fusion

    • noun

      nuclear fusion occurring at or close to room temperature. Claims for its discovery in 1989 are generally held to have been mistaken.
    • noun

      a nuclear reaction in which atomic nuclei of low atomic number fuse to form a heavier nucleus with the release of energy.
    • noun

      a bomb deriving its energy from nuclear fusion, especially a hydrogen bomb.
    • noun

      nuclear fusion supposedly occurring at or close to room temperature.
    • noun

      a bomb deriving its energy from nuclear fusion, especially a hydrogen bomb.
    • noun

      a nuclear reaction in which atomic nuclei of low atomic number fuse to form a heavier nucleus with the release of energy.
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