Fusion

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Fusion or synthesis, the process of combining two or more distinct entities into a new whole, 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
  • Fusion, another term for melting, the physical 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

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
  • Spinal fusion, a surgical technique used to combine two or more vertebrae
  • Tooth fusion, a dental abnormality in which two teeth are joined

Business and products[edit]

Computers and software[edit]

Companies[edit]

  • Fusion Systems, an IT consulting firm based in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai

Software[edit]

  • ColdFusion, a rapid application-development platform
  • Compiz Fusion, a community maintained set of plugins for the Compiz Window Manager
  • Blackmagic Fusion, a visual effects package
  • Fusion, an e-discovery software platform and applications developed by Exterro
  • IBRIX Fusion, a highly scalable parallel file system
  • Loop fusion, a compiler program-optimization transformation that replaces multiple loops with a single one
  • Lucidworks Fusion, a search engine platform
  • 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.

Other[edit]

Entertainment and media[edit]

Cartoons, comics, and manga[edit]

Games[edit]

Literature and publications[edit]

Music[edit]

Television[edit]

Law[edit]

Politics and organisations[edit]

Dance and sports[edit]

Other[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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