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infusion (n.)

c. 1400, "a liquid extract (obtained by soaking in water);" early 15c., "a pouring in; that which is poured in," from Old French infusion "injection" (13c.) or directly from Latin infusionem (nominative infusio) "a pouring in, a watering," noun of action from past participle stem of infundere "to pour into" (see infuse).

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Definitions of infusion

infusion (n.)
a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water);
Synonyms: extract
infusion (n.)
the process of extracting certain active properties (as a drug from a plant) by steeping or soaking (usually in water);
infusion (n.)
(medicine) the passive introduction of a substance (a fluid or drug or electrolyte) into a vein or between tissues (as by gravitational force);
infusion (n.)
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
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