[ in-ter-fyooz ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈfyuz /

verb (used with object), in·ter·fused, in·ter·fus·ing.

to intersperse, intermingle, or permeate with something.
to blend or fuse, one with another.
to pour or pass (something) between, into, or through; infuse.

verb (used without object), in·ter·fused, in·ter·fus·ing.

to become blended or fused, one with another.

Origin of interfuse

1585–95; < Latin interfūsus past participle of interfundere to pour between. See inter-, fuse2

Related forms

in·ter·fu·sion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for interfuse


/ (ˌɪntəˈfjuːz) /


to diffuse or mix throughout or become so diffused or mixed; intermingle
to blend or fuse or become blended or fused

Derived Forms

interfusion, noun
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