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fusion

fu·sion

fusion

 
 
pronunciation:
fyu zhn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the process or act of fusing.
The fusion of iron and carbon makes steel.The band's fusion of rock and reggae was very successful.
antonyms:
fission
similar words:
combination, unity
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.
definition 4: in physics, a reaction in which the nuclei of light atoms join to form heavier nuclei, and in which energy is simultaneously released.
antonyms:
fission
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