Influx vs Infusion - What's the difference?

influx | infusion |


As nouns the difference between influx and infusion

is that influx is a flow inward or into something while infusion is tea (infusion made from herbs).

influx

English

Noun

  • A flow inward or into something.
  • I'll buy a new computer when I get an influx of cash.

    Synonyms

    * (l)

    infusion

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A product consisting of a liquid which has had other ingredients steeped in it to extract useful qualities.
  • An extract of rooibos and chamomile makes a refreshing infusion .
  • 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
  • [...] 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.
  • (obsolete) The act of dipping into a fluid.