affuse

Affuse

Af*fuse"\ ([a^]f*f[=u]z"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Affused (-f[=u]zd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Affusing.] [L. affusus, p. p. of affundere to pour to; ad + fundere. See Fuse.] To pour out or upon. [R.]

I first affused water upon the compressed beans. --Boyle.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: afft.
Next Definition: affusion
Words Near: affuse
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for affuse
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing affuse
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature