Definition of fusion
- Opera is a fusion of several arts.
- a fusion of Democrats and independent Republicans
- —N. Y. Times
- a restaurant that specializes in Indian-Chinese fusion
- nuclear fusion
a fusion of different methods
a fusion of musical styles
The show is a fusion of news and entertainment.
The fusion of different cultural influences is evident in her sculpture.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
absorption, blending, coalescence, coalition, commingling, commixture, homogenization, immingling, immixture, incorporation, integration, interfusion, intermingling, mergence, merger, merging, mingling;
: a combination or mixture of things
physics : a process in which the nuclei of atoms are joined
: a type of popular music that combines different styles (such as jazz and rock)
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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