Effusion vs Infusion - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between effusion and infusion
is that effusion
is a liquid outpouring while infusion
is tea (infusion made from herbs
a liquid outpouring.
(by extension) a speech or emotion outpouring.
* 1930; , (Morrie Ryskind), (Bert Kalmar), (Harry Ruby); (Animal Crackers) , (Paramount Pictures)
(medicine) the seeping of fluid into a body cavity; the fluid itself
- Captain Spaulding: My friends, I am highly gratified by this magnificent display of effusion ...
A product consisting of a liquid which has had other ingredients steeped in it to extract useful qualities.
The act of steeping or soaking a substance in liquid so as to extract medicinal or herbal qualities.
The act of installing a quality into a person.
* 1602 : , act V scene 1
- An extract of rooibos and chamomile makes a refreshing infusion .
(obsolete) The act of dipping into a fluid.
- [...] but in the verity of extolment / I take him to be a soul of great article and his infusion / of such dearth and rareness as, to make true diction of / him, his semblable in his mirror, and who else would / trace him, his umbrage, nothing more.