1555, from Middle French fusion, from Latin fūsiōnem (the accusative of fūsiō), from fusus, past participle of fundō ("I pour, I melt") (see also found). Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈfjuː.ʒən/


  1. The act of merging separate elements, or the result thereof.
    1. (physics) A nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei with the concomitant release of energy.
    2. (music) A style of music that blends disparate genres; especially types of jazz.
    3. A style of cooking that combines ingredients and techniques from different countries or cultures
    4. The act of melting or liquefying something by heating it.
    5. (genetics) The result of the hybridation of two genes which originally coded for separate proteins.
    6. (cytology) The process by which two distinct lipid bilayers merge their hydrophobic core, resulting in one interconnected structure.
    7. (fiction) The act of two characters merging into one, typically more powerful, being; or the merged being itself.
  • (nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine) fission
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  • Russian: фьюжн
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fusion (fusions, present participle fusioning; past and past participle fusioned)

  1. (nonstandard) to combine; to fuse

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