Definition of interfuse in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌin(t)ərˈfyo͞oz/


[with object] literary
Join or mix (two or more things) together: nowhere do art and life seem so interfused
More example sentences
  • For decades, Hindi films were low-grade romances with weak plots interfused with 20-odd musical outbursts.
  • He hopes that he will be able to create steel interfused with hemp.
  • Each of the three mysteries interfuses equally with the others to pervade all the corners of the world.



Pronunciation: /ˌin(t)ərˈfyo͞oZH(ə)n/
Example sentences
  • Eagleton further associates this interfusion with the notion of sublimity, describing it thus.
  • With the interfusion of Eastern culture in Europe, hopefully the stigma of marriage breakdown will be diluted in their cultures.
  • I know you admire W.G. Sebald's writing, which some would say really promoted that kind of interfusion.


Late 16th century: from Latin interfus- 'poured among', from the verb interfundere, from inter- 'between' + fundere 'pour'.

Words that rhyme with interfuse

abuse, accuse, adieux, amuse, bemuse, billets-doux, blues, booze, bruise, choose, Clews, confuse, contuse, cruise, cruse, Cruz, diffuse, do's, Druze, effuse, enthuse, excuse, fuse (US fuze), Hughes, incuse, lose, Mahfouz, mews, misuse, muse, news, ooze, Ouse, perfuse, peruse, rhythm-and-blues, ruse, schmooze, snooze, suffuse, Toulouse, transfuse, trews, use, Vaduz, Veracruz, who's, whose, youse

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Syllabification: in·ter·fuse

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