Definition of circumfuse in English:

circumfuse

verb

[WITH OBJECT]archaic
  • Pour (a liquid) so as to cause it to surround something.

    ‘Earth with her nether Ocean circumfused’
    • ‘Beijing was thereafter circumfused with rings of green waters.’
    • ‘These cores are circumfused by a constant flow of media, which is circulated in a closed system for 1-2 days.’
    • ‘The shiny pearl-tinted casket was circumfused with bright full-headed blooms.’
    • ‘Chemistry circumfuses us and shelters us every second.’
    tip, let flow, dribble, drizzle, splash, spill, decant, discharge
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Origin

Late 16th century: from Latin circumfus- ‘poured around’, from the verb circumfundere, from circum ‘around’ + fundere ‘pour’.

Pronunciation

circumfuse

/ˌsəːkəmˈfjuːz/