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American English: /ˈfjuʒən/
British English: /ˈfjuːʒ(ə)n/

Translation of fusion in Spanish:


uncountable or countable
  • 1 (joining metals)
    Example sentences
    • The enthalpy change which occurs when a solid is melted is called the heat of fusion.
    • The fusion of silica, heat and glaze transforms the once implacable grey matter into an object d' art.
    • Even plastic is often recycled - so-called ‘plastic mechanics’ visit people's houses to repair broken plastics by the simple process of heat fusion.
  • 2 (Physics) (nuclear reaction)
    Example sentences
    • They already get a lot of power from nuclear reactors and also are actively engaged in 4th generation nuclear reactor research and fusion reactor research.
    • Cold fusion is an attempt to get fusion to occur under less extreme conditions, possibly as a result of chemical reactions.
    • However, you must remember that an enormous amount of energy is required in order for these reactions to occur at all - that is why fusion is not yet a practical source of energy.
  • 3 (merger)
    Example sentences
    • It was one of those perfect & glorious fusions of youth, girl, car, music, road, sax, cigarettes, sunset and summer.
    • As in other sectors of the economy, companies active in food processing and retailing have sought to achieve global weight in a series of mergers and fusions.
    • As doo wop did earlier, there seems to be a sustained interest in continuing mergers and fusions today.

adjective before noun

  • (Cookery)
    de fusión
    fusion food
    comida (feminine) de fusión
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