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

 in·fuse /ɪnˈfjuz/

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

 in·fuse /ɪnˈfjuz/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·fuse v. t. [imp. & p. p. Infused p. pr. & vb. n. Infusing.]
 1. To pour in, as a liquid; to pour (into or upon); to shed.
    That strong Circean liquor cease to infuse.   --Denham.
 2. To instill, as principles or qualities; to introduce.
    That souls of animals infuse themselves Into the trunks of men.   --Shak.
    Why should he desire to have qualities infused into his son which himself never possessed?   --Swift.
 3. To inspire; to inspirit or animate; to fill; -- followed by with.
    Infuse his breast with magnanimity.   --Shak.
    Infusing him with self and vain conceit.   --Shak.
 4. To steep in water or other fluid without boiling, for the propose of extracting medicinal qualities; to soak.
    One scruple of dried leaves is infused in ten ounces of warm water.   --Coxe.
 5. To make an infusion with, as an ingredient; to tincture; to saturate. [R.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·fuse, n. Infusion. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions;
           "inculcate values into the young generation" [syn: inculcate,
      2: fill, as with a certain quality; "The heavy traffic
         tinctures the air with carbon monoxide" [syn: impregnate,
          instill, tincture]
      3: undergo the process of infusion; "the mint tea is infusing"
      4: let sit in a liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse;
         "steep the blossoms in oil"; "steep the fruit in alcohol"
         [syn: steep]
      5: introduce into the body through a vein, for therapeutic
         purposes; "Some physiologists infuses sugar solutions into
         the veins of animals"