Noun Affusing Definition and Examples


Noun:

Affusing

Pronunciation:

/əˈfjuːz/

Definition:
1.

verb

(Chiefly in pass.). Christian Church. To baptize (a person) by affusion.
    ((p. pr. & vb. n.) of Affuse)


    Origin:
    Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin affūs-, past participial stem of affundere to pour on from af-, variant of ad- + fundere.

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