Definition of infusion :
1. That which is infused; suggestion; inspiration.
2. The act of infusing, pouring in, or instilling; instillation; as, the infusion of good principles into the mind; the infusion of ardor or zeal.
3. The act of plunging or dipping into a fluid; immersion.
4. The act or process of steeping or soaking any substance in water in order to extract its virtues.
5. The liquid extract obtained by this process.
combination (part of speech: noun)
combination, medley, amalgam, composition, composite, hodgepodge, brew, amalgamation, fusion, admixture, conglomeration, compound, conglomerate, alloy, paste, mix, ensemble, mixture, concoction, blend, assembly, incorporation, commixture
passage (part of speech: noun)
mixture (part of speech: noun)
- We must remember that it was not only a Protestant body, but a close body of landlords, with an infusion of lawyers and others devoted to the interest of landlords. - "The Framework of Home Rule", Erskine Childers.
- Finally, the mouth, nose, and eyes must be washed very often with an infusion of camomile and sage. - "On the cattle plague: or, Contagious typhus in horned cattle. Its history, origin, description, and treatment", HonorÃ© Bourguignon.
- Yet I am confident that I take it the safest way, for I do not take the powder, as many do, but only lay a piece of steel in white wine over night and drink the infusion next morning, which one would think were nothing, and yet 'tis not to be imagined how sick it makes me for an hour or two, and, which is the misery, all that time one must be using some kind of exercise. - "The-Love-Letters-of-Dorothy-Osborne-to-Sir-William-Temple-1652-54", Osborne, Dorothy.