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Fusion, or synthesis, is the process of combining two or more distinct entities into a new whole.

Fusion may also refer to:

Science and technology[edit]


  • Nuclear fusion, multiple atomic nuclei combining to form one or more different atomic nuclei and subatomic particles
    • Fusion power, power generation using controlled nuclear fusion reactions
    • Cold fusion, a hypothesized type of nuclear reaction that would occur at or near room temperature
  • Heat fusion, a welding process for joining two pieces of a thermoplastic material
  • Melting, or transitioning from solid to liquid form

Biology and 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
  • Lipid bilayer fusion, a part of several cellular processes
  • Spinal fusion, a surgical technique used to combine two or more vertebrae
  • Tooth fusion, a dental abnormality in which two teeth are joined


Computing techniques[edit]

  • Image fusion, a process of combining relevant information from two or more images into a single image
  • Loop fusion, a compiler program-optimization transformation that replaces multiple loops with a single one
  • Sensor fusion, the combining of sensory data from disparate sources

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