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fu·sion

fusion

 
 
pronunciation:
fyu zhn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of fusing or joining together.
The fusion of iron and carbon makes steel.The band's fusion of rock and classical music surprised the audience.
definition 2: the state of being fused or melted together.
The two metals were joined in a fusion.
definition 3: the result of an act of fusing.
Brass is a fusion of copper and zinc.
definition 4: a reaction that combines the nuclei of atoms to form heavier nuclei. A huge amount of energy is released during nuclear fusion.
antonyms:
fission
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-ion Latin noun-forming suffix that means the act, process, or result of
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