Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fusion

7 senses of fusion

Sense 1
fusion, merger, unification -- (an occurrence that involves the production of a union)
       => union -- (the occurrence of a uniting of separate parts; "lightning produced an unusual union of the metals")

Sense 2
coalition, fusion -- (the state of being combined into one body)
       => union, unification -- (the state of being joined or united or linked; "there is strength in union")

Sense 3
fusion -- (the merging of adjacent sounds or syllables or words)
       => linguistic process -- (a process involved in human language)

Sense 4
fusion, nuclear fusion, nuclear fusion reaction -- (a nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy)
       => nuclear reaction -- ((physics) a process that alters the energy or structure or composition of atomic nuclei)

Sense 5
fusion, optical fusion -- (the combining of images from the two eyes to form a single visual percept)
       => visual perception, beholding, seeing -- (perception by means of the eyes)

Sense 6
fusion, spinal fusion -- (correction of an unstable part of the spine by joining two or more vertebrae; usually done surgically but sometimes done by traction or immobilization)
       => correction -- (treatment of a specific defect; "the correction of his vision with eye glasses")

Sense 7
fusion -- (the act of fusing (or melting) together)
       => combination, combining, compounding -- (the act of combining things to form a new whole)

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