affusion definition

  • noun:
    • A pouring on of fluid, like in baptism.
    • The pouring of fluid.
    • A method of Christian baptism where liquid is poured regarding head of the individual being baptized.
    • The work of pouring upon, or sprinkling with a liquid, as water upon a young child in baptism.
    • The act of pouring upon; the work of pouring water or any other fluid, as upon a kid in baptism.
    • In medicine, the work of pouring liquid from the body as a curative way, as from a vessel, by a shower-bath, etc.
    • the act of baptizing some body by pouring liquid on the mind

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