[ 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


in·ter·fu·sion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for interfusion

  • The oration of Antony in Cæsar's funeral is such an interfusion of art and passion as realizes the very perfection of its kind.

  • Then, I suppose it was the interfusion of humor through so much of it, that made it all precious and friendly.

    Literature and Life|William Dean Howells
  • This interfusion of personality, this vital union of soul, I could not doubt it!

    At Large|Arthur Christopher Benson
  • Her reading was an interfusion of philosophy skimmed, and realistic romances deep-sounded.

British Dictionary definitions for interfusion

/ (ˌɪntəˈfjuːz) /


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

Derived forms of interfuse

interfusion, noun
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