Origin of affusion
Examples from the Web for affusion
He was permitted to completely slake his thirst, and then the affusion was resumed.Insomnia; and Other Disorders of Sleep|Henry M. Lyman
On the other hand, if resins be dissolved in spirit of wine, the affusion of water will separate them.
Affusion, af-fū′zhun, n. the act of pouring upon or sprinkling.
If the water fall from a considerable height, affusion is then termed douche by the French.
The affusion of water on any substance for the purpose of removing the portion soluble in that fluid.