verb (used with object), trans·fused, trans·fus·ing.
- to transfer (blood) into the veins or arteries of a person or animal.
- to inject, as a saline solution, into a blood vessel.
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Examples from the Web for transfuse
Send me (if you have them) the rejected ones: I think I could transfuse blood into them and revive them.Charles Lever, His Life in His Letters, Vol. II (of II)|Edmund Downey
Was it possible to transfuse the peculiar spirit of the Irish native poetry into the English tongue?The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6|E. Rameur
Animated and ardent himself, he could transfuse the same holy ardor into the minds of his pupils.The History of Dartmouth College|Baxter Perry Smith
May you be enabled, by reading them frequently, to transfuse into your own breast that holy flame which inspired the writer!Letters on the Improvement of the Mind|Hester Chapone
Uncle Billy caught them, and in one supreme pressure seemed to pour out and transfuse his whole simple soul into his partner's.Stories in Light and Shadow|Bret Harte
British Dictionary definitions for transfuse
- to inject (blood, etc) into a blood vessel
- to give a transfusion to (a patient)