the act or process of infusing.
something that is infused.
a liquid extract, as tea, prepared by steeping or soaking.
the steeping or soaking of a crude drug in water.
the liquid so prepared.
the introduction of a saline or other solution into a vein.
the solution used.
- re·in·fu·sion, noun
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How to use infusion in a sentence
It is familiar with its base of the iconic martini, but becomes interactive and complex with the rapid infusion.
All of that has changed, especially with the all-pervasive infusion of digital.‘We have to be open to failure’: Why Ocean Spray launched a brand incubator for the DTC era | Kristina Monllos | September 1, 2020 | Digiday
What’s more, unlike a decade ago, when a similar infusion of money never moved much beyond banks’ balance sheets, there are signs this time around that the cash is making its way into the pockets of consumers and companies.After $20 trillion in pandemic relief spending, there’s still no sign of inflation. What happened? | Bernhard Warner | August 25, 2020 | Fortune
The infusion of so much traffic that would formerly have been considered broad match into close variants means advertisers need to stay vigilant in evaluating search query reports to identify situations which warrant keyword negatives.2020 Google paid search trends that have nothing to do with the pandemic | Andy Taylor | August 25, 2020 | Search Engine Land
The extra infusion of energy into Europa’s ocean could be good news for the possibility of alien life.Jupiter’s moons could keep each other warm by raising tidal waves | Lisa Grossman | August 6, 2020 | Science News
“While IV infusion is safe and effective,” one officer wrote, rectal hydration could be used as a form of behavior control.The Most Gruesome Moments in the CIA ‘Torture Report’ | Shane Harris, Tim Mak | December 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Some infusion pumps and patient monitoring systems go for less than $100.
Both lawmakers were defeated, despite a major infusion of resources from Bloomberg and other gun-control supporters.Why Is Colorado’s Governor Now Bashing His Own Gun-Control Laws? | David Freedlander | June 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“There is a lot of infusion of different medias, which before was completely unconnected to the art world,” Emilia says.
Both became feverish and ill with the infusion, as expected, and both recovered.
The tea was delicious in its first delicate infusion; the pickled plums most stimulating to a morning appetite.The Dragon Painter | Mary McNeil Fenollosa
We should naturally expect that few towns would have a stronger infusion of local feeling than Shrewsbury.The Influence and Development of English Gilds | Francis Aiden Hibbert
If only one has been infused, and the rennet is intended for immediate use, the infusion requires only to be skimmed and strained.Domestic Animals | Richard L. Allen
The gradual infusion of the military spirit into the masses had made them passive and obedient.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte | William Milligan Sloane
From the infusion made with boiling water, or from the decoction.
British Dictionary definitions for infusion
the act of infusing
an extract obtained by soaking
med introduction of a liquid, such as a saline solution, into a vein or the subcutaneous tissues of the body
- infusive (ɪnˈfjuːsɪv), adjective
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