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EtymologyEdit

Latin affusio.

NounEdit

affusion (countable and uncountable, plural affusions)

  1. The pouring of liquid, especially as a hydrotherapy.
  2. A method of Christian baptism in which water is poured on the head of the person being baptized.

Usage notesEdit

Sometimes confused with effusion (an outpouring of liquid).

TranslationsEdit


FrenchEdit

NounEdit

affusion f (plural affusions)

  1. affusion