One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Join or mix (two or more things) together.‘the public and the private interfuse here’
- ‘He hopes that he will be able to create steel interfused with hemp.’
- ‘The public and the private interfuse here, like Clarence's remarkable image of diamonds flashing in the hollow eyes of skulls.’
- ‘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’.
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