Definition of INFUSION


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water) ;

  • 2. (

    ) the process of extracting certain active properties (as a drug from a plant) by steeping or soaking (usually in water) ;

  • 3. (

    ) (medicine) the passive introduction of a substance (a fluid or drug or electrolyte) into a vein or between tissues (as by gravitational force) ;

  • 4. (

    ) the act of infusing or introducing a certain modifying element or quality; "the team's continued success is attributable to a steady infusion of new talent" ;

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