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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fu·sion /ˈfjuʒṇ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 fu·sion /ˈfjuʒən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fu·sion n.
 1. The act or operation of melting or rendering fluid by heat; the act of melting together; as, the fusion of metals.
 2. The state of being melted or dissolved by heat; a state of fluidity or flowing in consequence of heat; as, metals in fusion.
 3. The union or blending together of things, as, melted together.
 The universal fusion of races, languages, and customs . . .
 had produced a corresponding fusion of creeds.   --C. Kingsley.
 Watery fusion Chem. the melting of certain crystals by heat in their own water of crystallization.
 4. Biol. The union, or binding together, of adjacent parts or tissues.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an occurrence that involves the production of a union [syn:
           merger, unification]
      2: a nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more
         massive nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy
         [syn: nuclear fusion, nuclear fusion reaction]
      3: the state of being combined into one body [syn: coalition]
      4: the merging of adjacent sounds or syllables or words
      5: the combining of images from the two eyes to form a single
         visual percept [syn: optical fusion]
      6: correction of an unstable part of the spine by joining two
         or more vertebrae; usually done surgically but sometimes
         done by traction or immobilization [syn: spinal fusion]
      7: the act of fusing (or melting) together