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 fusion fusion

noun

  • ( ) an occurrence that involves the production of a union  ( fusion, merger, unification )
    an occurrence that involves the production of a union
  • the act of fusing (or melting) together  ( fusion )
    the act of fusing (or melting) together
  • correction of an unstable part of the spine by joining two or more vertebrae; usually done surgically but sometimes done by traction or immobilization  ( fusion, spinal fusion )
    correction of an unstable part of the spine by joining two or more vertebrae; usually done surgically but sometimes done by traction or immobilization
  • the combining of images from the two eyes to form a single visual percept  ( fusion, optical fusion )
    the combining of images from the two eyes to form a single visual percept
  • a nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy  ( fusion, nuclear fusion, nuclear fusion reaction )
    a nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy
  • the merging of adjacent sounds or syllables or words  ( fusion )
    the merging of adjacent sounds or syllables or words
  • the state of being combined into one body  ( coalition, fusion )
    the state of being combined into one body


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