Grounded vs Infused - What's the difference?

grounded | infused |


As verbs the difference between grounded and infused

is that grounded is (ground) while infused is (infuse).

As an adjective grounded

is (aviation|of an airman) not allowed to fly.

grounded

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (aviation, of an airman) Not allowed to fly.
  • (of a person, predicative) Confined to stay inside, typically by a parent, as a punishment.
  • (of a person) Mature]], sensible with well-considered [[priority, priorities.
  • (electricity, North America) Of or pertaining to an electrical conductor which is connected to earth; earthed.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (ground)
  • Anagrams

    * *

    infused

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (infuse)
  • Anagrams

    *

    infuse

    English

    Verb

    (infus)
  • To cause to become an element of something; to insert or fill.
  • To steep in a liquid, so as to extract the soluble constituents (usually medicinal or herbal).
  • * Coxe
  • One scruple of dried leaves is infused in ten ounces of warm water.
  • To inspire; to inspirit or animate; to fill (with).
  • * Shakespeare
  • Infuse his breast with magnanimity.
  • * Shakespeare
  • infusing him with self and vain conceit
  • To instill as a quality.
  • * Shakespeare
  • That souls of animals infuse themselves / Into the trunks of men.
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • Why should he desire to have qualities infused into his son, which himself never possessed, or knew, or found the want of, in the acquisition of his wealth?
  • To undergo infusion.
  • * Let it infuse for five minutes.
  • To make an infusion with (an ingredient); to tincture; to saturate.
  • (Francis Bacon)
  • (obsolete) To pour in, as a liquid; to pour (into or upon); to shed.
  • * Denham
  • That strong Circean liquor cease to infuse .

    References

    * 1902 Webster's International dictionary. * 1984 Consise Oxford 7th ed.

    See also

    * fuse ----