infusion: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (in-fy'zhun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or process of infusing.
  2. something that is infused.
  3. a liquid extract, as tea, prepared by steeping or soaking.
    1. the steeping or soaking of a crude drug in water.
    2. the liquid so prepared.
    1. the introduction of a saline or other solution into a vein.
    2. the solution used.
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