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verb (infus, ing)
  1. (transitive) To cause to become an element of something; to insert or fill.
  2. (transitive) To steep in a liquid, so as to extract the soluble constituents (usually medicinal or herbal).
  3. (transitive) To instill as a quality.
    • Jonathan Swift 1667"1745: "Why should he desire to have qualities infused into his son, which himself never possessed, or knew, or found the want of, in the acquisition of his wealth?"
      1. (intransitive) To undergo infusion.
      2. (intransitive) To tincture.
      3. (intransitive) To saturate.
    • Let it for five minutes.
Etymology: infu(n)do fu(n)dere fusi fusum: to pour.


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