The act of pouring upon, or sprinkling with a liquid, as water upon a child in baptism.

<medicine> Specifically: The act of pouring water or other fluid on the whole or a part of the body, as a remedy in disease.

Origin: Cf. F. Affusion.

(01 Mar 1998)

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