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circumfuse

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verb cir·cum·fuse \ˌsər-kəm-ˈfyüz\

Definition of circumfuse

circumfused

circumfusing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  surround 1

circumfusion

play \-ˈfyü-zhən\ noun


Examples of circumfuse in a sentence

  1. <circumfused in darkness, the isolated house seemed the perfect spot for a clandestine meeting>



Origin and Etymology of circumfuse

Latin circumfusus, past participle of circumfundere to pour around, from circum- + fundere to pour — more at found


First Known Use: 1605


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