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Definitions of fusion

  1. the state of being combined into one body
  2. the act of fusing ( or melting) together
  3. correction of an unstable part of the spine by joining two or more vertebrae; usually done surgically but sometimes done by traction or immobilization
  4. the combining of images from the two eyes to form a single visual percept
  5. an occurrence that involves the production of a union
  6. a nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy
  7. the merging of adjacent sounds or syllables or words
  8. The act or operation of melting or rendering fluid by heat; the act of melting together; as, the fusion of metals.
  9. The state of being melted or dissolved by heat; a state of fluidity or flowing in consequence of heat; as, metals in fusion.
  10. The union or blending together of things, as, melted together.
  11. The union, or binding together, of adjacent parts or tissues.
  12. The act of melting together; the union or blending together of things; as, a fusion of parties.
  13. 1. Liquefaction by heat, melting. 2. Uniting, joining together. 3. The blending of the images seen by the two eyes into one perfect image, producing binocular vision. 4. The growth together, as one, of two or more teeth in consequence of the abnormal union of their formative organs.
  14. Liquefaction, heat being the agent.
  15. Act of melting: the state of fluidity from heat: a close union of things, as if melted together: political union of parties.
  16. Act of melting; molten state; coalition.
  17. The act or process of fusing; blending; coalition.
  18. The operation of melting by heat; the state of being melted by heat; union as if by melting together. See Fuse.
  19. See Fuse.
  20. The act of melting; the state of being dissolved or melted by heat; the union or blending together as if melted.
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Quotes of fusion

  1. I will say this, - though: If it is true that fusion will put unlimited amounts of energy into our hands, then I'm worried. Our record on this score is extremely poor. – David R. Brower
  2. It's very hard for me to know what to say about fusion right now, inasmuch as it is not yet scientifically feasible. I just can't understand how so many people are able to predict so much about something that still isn't scientifically possible. – David R. Brower
  3. I think the problem with a lot of the fusion music is that it's extremely predictable, it's a rock rhythm and the solos all play the same stuff and they play it over and over again and there's a certain musical virtuosity involved in it. – Ken Burns
  4. The lyrics came out of necessity. When we started writing the record, we started in a more fusion environment and that got boring really quick and that wasn't what we were about on an organic level. – Jimmy Chamberlin
  5. Now, of course, cold fusion is the daddy of them all in a way, in terms of value, so I think that viewed in a social way, from the point of social considerations and economics, it will tell you that this thing will stay around. – Martin Fleischmann
  6. The fundamental purpose of a novel like Count Julian is to achieve the unity of object and means of representation, the fusion of treason as scheme and treason as language. – Juan Goytisolo
  7. Our present nuclear fusion reactors are classified by the methods used to support the nuclear fusion reaction, which takes place at a temperature much hotter than the surface of the Sun. – Wilson Greatbatch
  8. It is impossible to imagine a more complete fusion with nature than that of the Gypsy. – Franz Liszt
  9. After the war, once the bop revolution had taken hold, there were all kinds of young musicians, talented young musicians, who were ready for this fusion of classical and jazz. – Gunther Schuller
  10. I don't know if it's a movement, but the only thing new that's happening is that I think music and art and video and fashion are all kind of thrown into one big ball that's on television, and people see that all the time- you see a fusion of all those things. – Stephen Sprouse
  11. A woman can be very beautiful and an ideal model and she will photograph incredibly well, but she'll appear in film and it won't work. What works is some fusion of physical beauty with some mental field or whatever you call it. I don't know. – Oliver Stone
  12. I'm just trying to avoid any sort of generic kind of music- I don't want to do generic jazz or fusion – Andy Summers
  13. I want my careless song to strike no minor key; no fiend to stand between my body's Southern song- the fusion of the South, my body's song and me. – Margaret Walker
  14. No, the real American has not yet arrived. He is only in the Crucible, I tell you- he will be the fusion of all races, perhaps the coming superman. – Israel Zangwill

Usage examples for fusion

  1. Character, indeed, is an alloy of the different standard intravisceral pressures of the organism, a fusion created by the resistance or counter pressure of the obstacles in the environment. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  2. It has brought about the fusion and confusion of spiritual and temporal powers. – German Problems and Personalities by Charles Sarolea
  3. Toward that will and fusion in the city of Cincinnati, men are agreed that Frank Nelson's moral and spiritual contribution was enormous. – Frank H. Nelson of Cincinnati by Warren C. Herrick
  4. The streets were restless, the meeting of the seasons couldn't but be inordinately so, and one's own poor pulses matched- at the supreme pitch of that fusion for instance, which condensed itself to blackness roundabout the dawn of April 15th: I was fairly to go in shame of its being my birthday. – Notes of a Son and Brother by Henry James
  5. Drilling, Grinding, and Shaping Glass by methods other than Fusion – A Handbook of Laboratory Glass-Blowing by Bernard D. Bolas
  6. The tendency of things is towards the quicker or slower fusion of races. – Impressions of Theophrastus Such by George Eliot
  7. The Infinite, or the Idea, or the fusion of real and ideal, must be shown to sense. – The Psychology of Beauty by Ethel D. Puffer
  8. He couldn't explain it to himself, he had no words for it, for that ecstasy of living, that fusion of all faculties in one rhythm and one vibration, one continuous transport of physical energy. –  by
  9. Such is the origin of the foundation of the Order of the Temple and of the fusion in this Order of the different kinds of initiation of the Christians of the East designated under the title of Primitive Christians or Johannites. – Secret Societies And Subversive Movements by Nesta H. Webster
  10. But there are no general introductions given, there is no social fusion – Modern Society by Julia Ward Howe
  11. This fusion took place in the middle of 1895, and had become known to many, though not to all, of the Johannesburgers in November of that year. – Impressions of South Africa by James Bryce
  12. On cooler examination the material proved to be a fusion of beautiful ores, to which the name of Corinthian brass has since been given. – The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott Becket
  13. Is any fusion between this and the other great religions possible? – The Reconciliation of Races and Religions by Thomas Kelly Cheyne
  14. Parliament, see Commons and Lords Parnell, C. S., 6- 13, 17- 19, 92; property of, 7, 37; power of, 58; anecdote of Willie Redmond and House of Commons, 249 Parnellites, 19- 21, 23- 25; fusion of, with anti- Parnellites, 25 Parsons, Lt. – John Redmond's Last Years by Stephen Gwynn
  15. No such convulsion has taken place in our time, nor within the annals of history: nor is the distance greater, between the shooting of the lapidific juice into the form of a crystal or a diamond, which we see, and into the form of a shell, which we do not see, than between the forcing volcanic matter a little above the surface, where it is in fusion which we see, and the forcing the bed of the sea fifteen thousand feet above the ordinary surface of the earth, which we do not see. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  16. The social nature, even in fusion seems to say after each completed work: " Pass on to another!" – The Thirteen by Honore de Balzac
  17. From this fusion of mutual affections, Mrs. Adams is of course separated. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  18. 58 and 100- result from a fusion of versions made independently by us both. – Love's Comedy by Henrik Ibsen
  19. We, the Elders of Arisia in fusion are here. – Triplanetary by Edward Elmer Smith
  20. Gothic methods of construction and ornamentation had slowly spread over the country with the growing sovereignty of Aragon and Castile, and in spite of the corresponding decline of the Arab kingdoms, Moorish art began to work hand in hand, as far as was possible, with the forms of the Christian invader, although the hostility between the races hindered any extensive fusion of the two. – Cathedrals of Spain by John A. (John Allyne) Gade