Infusion

Definition of Infusion

In`fu´sion
n.1.The act of infusing, pouring in, or instilling; instillation; as, the infusion of good principles into the mind; the infusion of ardor or zeal.
Our language has received innumerable elegancies and improvements from that infusion of Hebraisms.
- Addison.
2.That which is infused; suggestion; inspiration.
His folly and his wisdom are of his own growth, not the echo or infusion of other men.
- Swift.
3.The act of plunging or dipping into a fluid; immersion.
4.(Pharmacy) The act or process of steeping or soaking any substance in water in order to extract its active principles.
Sips meek infusion of a milder herb.
- Cowper.

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