HyperDic: fusion

English > 7 senses of the word fusion:
NOUNeventfusion, merger, unificationan occurrence that involves the production of a union
statefusion, coalitionthe state of being combined / combined into one body / body
processfusionthe merging of adjacent sounds or syllables or words
processfusion, nuclear fusion, nuclear fusion reactiona nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy
cognitionfusion, optical fusionthe combining of images from the two eyes to form a single visual percept
actfusion, spinal fusioncorrection of an unstable part of the spine by joining two or more vertebrae
actfusionthe act of fusing (or melting) together
fusion > pronunciation
Soundsfyuw'zhahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > fusion: 7 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAn occurrence that involves the production of a union.
Synonymsmerger, unification
BroaderunionThe occurrence of a uniting of separate parts
Spanishfusión, unificación
Catalanfusió, unificació
Verbsfusemix together different elements
English > fusion: 7 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of being combined / combined into one body / body.
Synonymcoalition
Narroweralliance, confederationThe state of being allied or confederated
federalization, federalisationThe state of being under federal control
Broaderunion, unificationThe state of being joined or united or linked
Spanishcoalición, fusión
Catalancoalició, fusió
English > fusion: 7 senses > noun 3, process
MeaningThe merging of adjacent sounds or syllables or words.
NarrowersyncretismThe fusion of originally / originally different inflected forms (resulting in a reduction in the use of inflections)
Broaderlinguistic processA process involved in human language
Spanishfusión
Catalanfusió
English > fusion: 7 senses > noun 4, process
MeaningA nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy.
Synonymsnuclear fusion, nuclear fusion reaction
Narrowercold fusionnuclear fusion at or near room temperatures
thermonuclear reactionA nuclear fusion reaction taking place at very high temperatures (as in the sun)
Broadernuclear reaction(physics) a process that alters the energy or structure or composition of atomic nuclei
Spanishfusión, fusión nuclear
Catalanfusió, fusió nuclear
English > fusion: 7 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningThe combining of images from the two eyes to form a single visual percept.
Synonymoptical fusion
Broadervisual perception, beholding, seeingperception by means of the eyes
English > fusion: 7 senses > noun 6, act
Meaningcorrection of an unstable part of the spine by joining two or more vertebrae; usually done surgically but sometimes done by traction or immobilization.
Synonymspinal fusion
Broadercorrectiontreatment of a specific defect
English > fusion: 7 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningThe act of fusing (or melting) together.
Broadercombination, combining, compoundingThe act of combining things to form a new whole / whole
Spanishfusión
Catalanfusió
Verbsfusemix together different elements
fusemake liquid or plastic by heating

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