Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: fusio, from fundere 'to pour, melt'


fu‧sion [uncountable and countable]
1 a combination of separate qualities or ideas:
Her work is a fusion of several different styles.
the best fusion cuisine in the whole of Vancouver
2 a physical combination of separate things [↪ fission]:
the energy that comes from the fusion of hydrogen atoms
nuclear fusion
3 a type of music which mixes jazz with other types of music, especially rock

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