affusion

[n] - the act of baptizing someone by pouring water on their head
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Affusion

Af·fu'sion (ăf*fū'zhŭn) noun [ Confer French affusion .] The act of pouring upon, or sprinkling with a liquid, as water upon a child in baptism. Specifically: (Med) The act of pouring water or other fluid on the whole or a part of the body, as a remedy in disease. Dun...
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affusion

noun the act of baptizing someone by pouring water on their head
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Affusion

• (n.) The act of pouring upon, or sprinkling with a liquid, as water upon a child in baptism. • (n.) The act of pouring water or other fluid on the whole or a part of the body, as a remedy in disease.
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affusion

affusion 1. The pouring on of water or other liquid, as in the rite of baptism. 2. The act of baptizing someone by pouring water on his or her head.
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affusion

Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-fyū′zhŭn Definitions: 1. Pouring water on the body or any of its parts for therapeutic purposes.
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Affusion

Affusion (la. affusio) is a method of baptism where water is poured on the head of the person being baptized. The word `affusion` comes from the Latin affusio, meaning `to pour on`. Affusion is one of four methods of baptism used by Christians, which also include total submersion baptism, partial immersion baptism, and sprinkling. Christian de...
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affusion

pouring on; as of baptismal water
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