(Trans*fuse") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Transfused ; p. pr. & vb. n. Transfusing.] [L. transfusus,
p. p. of transfundere: cf. F. transfuser. See Transfund.]
1. To pour, as liquid, out of one vessel into another; to transfer by pouring.
2. (Med.) To transfer, as blood, from the veins or arteries of one man or animal to those of another.
3. To cause to pass from to another; to cause to be instilled or imbibed; as, to transfuse a spirit of patriotism
into a man; to transfuse a love of letters.
Into thee such virtue and graceMilton.
Immense I have transfused.
(Trans*fu"si*ble) a. Capable of being transfused; transferable by transfusion.
(Trans*fu"sion) n. [L. transfusio: cf. F. transfusion.]
1. The act of transfusing, or pouring, as liquor, out of one vessel into another. Howell.
2. (Med.) The act or operation of transferring the blood of one man or animal into the vascular system
of another; also, the introduction of any fluid into the blood vessels, or into a cavity of the body from
which it can readily be adsorbed into the vessels; intrafusion; as, the peritoneal transfusion of milk.
(Trans*fu"sive) a. Tending to transfuse; having power to transfuse.
(Trans*gress") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Transgressed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Transgressing.] [Cf. F.
transgresser. See Transgression.]
1. To pass over or beyond; to surpass. [R.]
Surpassing common faith, transgressing nature's law.Dryden.
2. Hence, to overpass, as any prescribed as the imit of duty; to break or violate, as a law, civil or moral.
For man will hearken to his glozing lies,Milton.
And easily transgress the sole command.
3. To offend against; to vex. [Obs.]
Why give you peace to this imperate beastBeau. & Fl.
That hath so long transgressed you ?
(Trans*gress"), v. i. To offend against the law; to sin.
Who transgressed in the thing accursed.I Chron. ii. 7.
(Trans*gres"sion) n. [L. transgressio a going across, going over, transgression of the
law, from transgredi, transgressus, to step across, go over; trans over, across + gradi to step, walk: cf.
F. transgression. See Grade.] The act of transgressing, or of passing over or beyond any law, civil or
moral; the violation of a law or known principle of rectitude; breach of command; fault; offense; crime; sin.
Forgive thy people . . . all their transgressions wherein they have transgressed against thee.I Kings
What rests, but that the mortal sentence passMilton.
On his transgression, death denounced that day ?
The transgression is in the stealer.Shak.
Syn. Fault; offense; crime; infringement; misdemeanor; misdeed; affront; sin.