from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A hypothetical form of nuclear fusion occurring without the use of extreme temperature or pressure.
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- n. A hypothetical form of nuclear fusion not requiring the usual immensely high temperatures
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- n. nuclear fusion at or near room temperatures; claims to have discovered it are generally considered to have been mistaken
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Eliopolos's cheerful "Fred, good to see you" meant just the opposite and Rhyme wondered what was the source of the cold fusion between them.
An ominous prophecy from The Book of the Damned, which Sister Bernadette filched from Father Diavolo in Episode 14, hints that Armageddon itself is drawing nigh, in the form of a brilliant alchemist who is on the verge of discovering the secret of cold fusion — in 1592!