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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. the joining together of two structures. For example, the surgical fusion of two or more vertebrae is performed to stabilize an unstable spine. Fusion of the epiphyses during...

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fusion

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 5 words.

[Th] See fission–fusion.

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fusion

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 11 words.

1. See latent heat of fusion.

2. See nuclear fusion.

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fusion

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 7 words.

1. Melting.

2. See nuclear fusion.

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fusion

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Physics

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 7 words.

1. Melting.

2. See nuclear fusion.

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fusion

Edited by Jonathan Law and Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 7 words.

1. Melting.

2. See nuclear fusion.

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fusion

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 7 words.

An abbreviated variant of *jazz-rock fusion.

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fusion

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

An abbreviated variant of jazz-rock fusion.

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fusion

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 13 words.

The combining together of cells, nuclei, or cytoplasm. See cell fusion; fertilization.

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fusion

Edited by Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 13 words.

The combining together of cells, nuclei, or cytoplasm. See cell fusion; fertilization.

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fusion

Edited by Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 13 words.

The combining together of cells, nuclei, or cytoplasm. See cell fusion; fertilization .

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fusion

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 25 words.

melting XVI; union as if by melting XVIII. — F. fusion or L. fūsiō, -ōn-, f. fūs-,

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fusion

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. the joining together of two structures. For example, the surgical fusion of two or more vertebrae is performed to stabilize an unstable spine. Fusion of the epiphyses during...

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fusion

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 38 words.

1 Generally, the melting of a solid substance by heat.

2 In nuclear fusion, the combining of two light atomic

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fusion

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 38 words.

1 Generally, the melting of a solid substance by heat.

2 In nuclear fusion, the combining of two light atomic

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fusion

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 39 words.

n. the joining together of two structures. For example, the surgical fusion of two or more vertebrae is performed to

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fusion

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 74 words.

1. The process of changing from the solid state to liquid state, as in melting, by the application and absorption of heat. The latent heat of fusion is the quantity of heat...

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fusion

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

1 Generally, the melting of a solid substance by heat.

2 In nuclear fusion, the combining of two light atomic nuclei to form a heavier nucleus with the...

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Fusion

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

Was the amalgamation in 1909 of Alfred Deakin's protectionist liberals with the free-traders to form an alliance against the minority federal Labor government. The Fusion ministry he formed...

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fusion

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 38 words.

1 Generally, the melting of a solid substance by heat.

2 In nuclear fusion, the combining of two light atomic nuclei to form a heavier nucleus with the...

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fusion

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 38 words.

1. Generally, the melting of a solid substance by heat.

2. In nuclear fusion, the combining of two light atomic nuclei to form a heavier nucleus with the...

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