affusion

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Latin affusio.

Noun[edit]

affusion (countable and uncountable, plural affusions)

  1. The pouring of liquid, especially as a hydrotherapy.
  2. A method of Christian baptism in which water is poured on the head of the person being baptized.

Usage notes[edit]

Sometimes confused with effusion (an outpouring of liquid).

Translations[edit]


French[edit]

Noun[edit]

affusion f (plural affusions)

  1. affusion