- a coalition of parties or factions.
- (initial capital letter)the political party resulting from such a coalition.
- Also called binocular fusion.the correct blending of the images of both eyes.
- the perception of rapid, intermittent flashes of light as a continuous beam.
Origin of fusion
Related Words for fusionsynthesis, blend, amalgam, blending, alloy, melting, commixture, junction, amalgamation, merger, compound, coalition, integration, union, heating, unification, admixture, federation, coalescence, liquefaction
Examples from the Web for fusion
Contemporary Examples of fusion
In the last year, her fusion exercise class has attracted a cult following and become de rigueur among the celebrity set.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze
January 9, 2015
As the fusion of Indian and Spanish tradition evolved, public festivities took a commercial turn.New Orleans’ Carnivalesque Day of the Dead
November 1, 2014
Blues with a country beat, the fusion of black and white, had found its personification in Elvis.How Rock and Roll Killed Jim Crow
October 26, 2014
Moderator Alicia Menendez, an anchor on the Fusion network, asked about the influence of her children.Live from San Antonio: Women in the World Texas!
Women in the World
October 23, 2014
Exclusive content from the event will air on Fusion's primetime program “Alicia Menendez Tonight” (weeknights at 9:00 p.m.).
Historical Examples of fusion
Thus does Arama propound his plan for a fusion between the races.Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)
William Delisle Hay
The fusion of the two versifications was as gradual as that of the two vocabularies had been.A Literary History of the English People
Jean Jules Jusserand
The fusion is conducted in a Fletcher's crucible furnace in a clay crucible.
When fusion is complete, the contents of the crucible are poured into any suitable mould.
When the G-4's went out the fusion must have shorted the neutralizers.Triplanetary
Edward Elmer Smith
Word Origin for fusion
1550s, from Middle French fusion, from Latin fusionem (nominative fusio) "an outpouring, effusion," noun of action from fusus, past participle of fundere "pour, melt" (see found (v.2)). In nuclear physics sense, first recorded 1947; in jazz sense, by 1972.