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in·fu·sion

 (ĭn-fyo͞o′zhən)
n.
1. The act or process of infusing.
2. Something infused or introduced: an economy in need of regular capital infusions.
3. The liquid product obtained by infusing: prepared an infusion of medicinal herbs.
4.
a. Introduction of a solution into the body through a vein for therapeutic purposes.
b. The solution so introduced: a sucrose infusion.

infusion

(ɪnˈfjuːʒən)
n
1. the act of infusing
2. something infused
3. an extract obtained by soaking
4. (Medicine) med introduction of a liquid, such as a saline solution, into a vein or the subcutaneous tissues of the body
infusive adj

in•fu•sion

(ɪnˈfyu ʒən)

n.
1. the act or process of infusing.
2. something that is infused.
3. a liquid extract, as tea, prepared by steeping or soaking.
4.
a. the introduction of a saline or other solution into a vein.
b. the solution used.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.infusion - a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
beef tea, Bovril - an extract of beef (given to people who are ill)
black catechu, catechu - extract of the heartwood of Acacia catechu used for dyeing and tanning and preserving fishnets and sails; formerly used medicinally
solution - a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution; "he used a solution of peroxide and water"
pancreatin - extract from the pancreas of animals that contains pancreatic enzymes; used to treat pancreatitis and other conditions involving insufficient pancreatic secretions
2.infusion - the process of extracting certain active properties (as a drug from a plant) by steeping or soaking (usually in water)
extraction - the process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means
3.infusion - (medicine) the passive introduction of a substance (a fluid or drug or electrolyte) into a vein or between tissues (as by gravitational force)
instillation, instillment, instilment - the introduction of a liquid (by pouring or injection) drop by drop
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
4.infusion - the act of infusing or introducing a certain modifying element or quality; "the team's continued success is attributable to a steady infusion of new talent"
change of state - the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics

infusion

noun
1. injection, introduction, dose, insertion He brought a tremendous infusion of hope to the people.
Translations

infusion

[ɪnˈfjuːʒən] N [of new talent, money, capital] → inyección f (Culin) (= tea etc) → infusión f

infusion

[ɪnˈfjuːʒən] n
(= tea etc) → infusion f
a herbal infusion → une infusion
(= injection, introduction) [money, capital] → injection f
a cash infusion → une injection de liquidités

infusion

n
(of hope etc)Einflößen nt; an infusion of cash/capitaleine Finanzspritze
(Cook) → Aufguss m; (tea-like) → Tee m; an infusion of rosehip teaHagebuttentee m
(Med) → Infusion f

infusion

[ɪnˈfjuːʒn] n (tea) → infuso

in·fu·sion

n. infusión.
1. introducción lenta, por gravedad, de líquidos en una vena;
2. sumersión de un elemento en agua para obtener los principios activos solubles;
rapid ______ rápida.

infusion

n infusión f
References in classic literature ?
There had been changes, differentiations brought about by diverse conditions and infusions of other blood; but down at the bottom of their beings, twisted into the fibres of them, was a heritage in common, a sameness in kind that time had not obliterated.
The home-keeping wit, on the other hand, is that continence or content which finds all the elements of life in its own soil; and which has its own perils of monotony and deterioration, if not stimulated by foreign infusions.
To what amazing infusions of gentian, peppermint, gilliflower, sage, parsley, thyme, rue, rosemary, and dandelion, did his courageous stomach submit itself
She was an American woman, with a small infusion of French which seemed to have been lost in dilution.
Hepzibah, at all events, was indebted to its subtile operation both in body and spirit; so much the more, as it inspired her with energy to get some breakfast, at which, still the better to keep up her courage, she allowed herself an extra spoonful in her infusion of black tea.
The instilment thereof into her mind would probably have caused this aged sister to drop down dead, at once, as by the effect of an intensely poisonous infusion.
Well, there is a pretty fair infusion of Anglo Saxon blood among our slaves, now," said Augustine.
We require an infusion of hemlock, spruce or arbor vitae in our tea.
Spenlow's time; and although it had been quickened by the infusion of new blood, and by the display which Mr.
A certain infusion, therefore, of these elements is necessary to style; for the strange (or rare) word, the metaphorical, the ornamental, and the other kinds above mentioned, will raise it above the commonplace and mean, while the use of proper words will make it perspicuous.
A stronger infusion would take the blood out of the cheek, and leave the rosiest beauty a pale ghost.
The men who carry their points do not need to inquire of their constituents what they should say, but are themselves the country which they represent; nowhere are its emotions or opinions so instant and true as in them; nowhere so pure from a selfish infusion.