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Fusion (also called synthesis) is the process of combining two or more distinct entities into a new whole.

Fusion may refer to:

Physics and chemistry[edit]

  • Fusion power, power generation using controlled nuclear fusion reactions
  • Heat fusion, a welding process for joining two pieces of a thermoplastic material
  • Melting (or fusion), the physics process of a substance undergoing a phase transition from a solid into a liquid
  • Nuclear fusion, the process by which multiple atomic nuclei join together to form a heavier nucleus

Anatomy, biology, and dentistry/health/medicine[edit]

  • Binaural fusion, the cognitive process of combining the auditory information received by both ears
  • Binocular fusion, the cognitive process in binocular vision of combining the visual information received by both eyes
  • Cell fusion, a process in which several uninuclear cells combine to form a multinuclear cell
  • Gene fusion, a genetic event and molecular biology technique
  • Sensor fusion, the process of combining sensory data originating from different sources
  • Spinal fusion, a surgical technique used to combine two or more vertebrae
  • Tooth fusion, the joining of two teeth

Business and products[edit]

Computers and software[edit]



  • ColdFusion, a rapid application development platform
  • Compiz Fusion, a community maintained set of plugins for the Compiz Window Manager
  • Eyeon Fusion, a visual effects package
  • IBRIX Fusion, a highly scalable parallel file system
  • Loop fusion, a compiler program-optimization transformation that replaces multiple loops with a single one
  • NetObjects Fusion, a web design program
  • Oracle Fusion Middleware, a portfolio of standards-based software products that spans multiple services
  • VMware Fusion, virtual machine software product by VMware, Inc.


Entertainment and media[edit]

Cartoons, comics, and manga[edit]


Literature and publications[edit]


Television (not cartoons, comics, or manga)[edit]


Politics and organisations[edit]

Dance and sports[edit]


  • Fusion cuisine, the combination of elements of various culinary traditions
  • Fusion (phonetics), the merger of phonological features of two speech segments into one feature
  • Image fusion, the process of combining relevant information from two or more images into a single image.
  • Information fusion, the merging of information from disparate sources

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