Noun: infusion in'fyoo-zhun
- A solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
- The process of extracting certain active properties (as a drug from a plant) by steeping or soaking (usually in water)
- (medicine) the passive introduction of a substance (a fluid or drug or electrolyte) into a vein or between tissues (as by gravitational force)
- The act of infusing or introducing a certain modifying element or quality
"the team's continued success is attributable to a steady infusion of new talent"
Derived forms: infusions
Type of: change of state, extraction, instillation, instillment, instilment [Brit, Cdn], solution