Definition of interfuse in English:



[with object]literary
  • Join or mix (two or more things) together.

    ‘the public and the private interfuse here’
    • ‘The public and the private interfuse here, like Clarence's remarkable image of diamonds flashing in the hollow eyes of skulls.’
    • ‘He hopes that he will be able to create steel interfused with hemp.’
    • ‘Each of the three mysteries interfuses equally with the others to pervade all the corners of the world.’
    • ‘Figure and space, positive and negative, are thus seamlessly interfused.’
    • ‘For decades, Hindi films were low-grade romances with weak plots interfused with 20-odd musical outbursts.’


Late 16th century: from Latin interfus- ‘poured among’, from the verb interfundere, from inter- ‘between’ + fundere ‘pour’.