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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Transfuse \Trans*fuse"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Transfused; p.
pr. & vb. n. Transfusing.] [L. transfusus, p. p. of
transfundere: cf. F. transfuser. See Transfund.]
1. To pour, as liquid, out of one vessel into another; to
transfer by pouring.
2. (Med.) To transfer, as blood, from the veins or arteries
of one man or animal to those of another.
3. To cause to pass from to another; to cause to be instilled
or imbibed; as, to transfuse a spirit of patriotism into a
man; to transfuse a love of letters.
Into thee such virtue and grace
Immense I have transfused. --Milton.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
v 1: impart gradually; "Her presence instilled faith into the
children"; "transfuse love of music into the students"
[syn: instill, transfuse]
2: pour out of one vessel into another
3: treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin [syn:
4: give a transfusion (e.g., of blood) to
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
87 Moby Thesaurus words for "transfuse":
assign, bespread, besprinkle, bleed, breathe, brew, carry over,
charge, color, communicate, consign, crawl with, creep with, cup,
decoct, deliver, deport, diffuse, disseminate, dredge, dye,
entincture, expel, export, extend throughout, extradite, fill,
flavor, give a transfusion, hand forward, hand on, hand over,
honeycomb, imbrue, imbue, impart, import, impregnate, infiltrate,
infuse, inject, instill, interfuse, interpenetrate, leave no void,
leaven, leech, let blood, make over, metastasize, metathesize,
occupy, overrun, overspread, overswarm, pass, pass on, pass over,
pass the buck, penetrate, percolate, perfuse, permeate, pervade,
phlebotomize, relay, run through, saturate, season, spread, steep,
suffuse, swarm with, switch, teem with, temper, tincture, tinge,
transfer, transfer property, translate, translocate, transmit,
transplace, transplant, transpose, turn over
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