Meaning of FUSION in English


fu ‧ sion /ˈfjuːʒ ə n/ BrE AmE noun [uncountable and countable]

[ Date: 1500-1600 ; Language: Latin ; Origin: fusio , from fundere 'to pour, melt' ]

1 . a combination of separate qualities or ideas:

Her work is a fusion of several different styles.

the best fusion cuisine in the whole of Vancouver

2 . a physical combination of separate things ⇨ fission :

the energy that comes from the fusion of hydrogen atoms

⇨ ↑ nuclear fusion

3 . a type of music which mixes ↑ jazz with other types of music, especially ↑ rock

⇨ ↑ fuse 2

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.