What does the word fusion mean?

Usage examples for fusion

  1. The Marchese di San Giacinto differed from his relations, the Saracinesca princes, in that he was a full- blooded Italian, and not the result of a cosmopolitan race- fusion, like so many of the Roman nobles. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  2. It might be fairly urged that I have less poetic sentiment than Tennyson, and less intellectual vigour and abundance than Browning; yet because I have perhaps more of a fusion of the two than either of them, and have more regularly applied that fusion to the main line of modern development, I am likely enough to have my turn. – Matthew Arnold by George Saintsbury
  3. Sometimes a modern galvanised iron tub indicates the fusion of Eastern and Western habits. – India and the Indians by Edward F. Elwin