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infuse

(ĭn-fyo͞oz′)
tr.v. in·fused, in·fusing, in·fuses
1. To steep or soak without boiling in order to extract soluble elements or active principles.
2. To introduce (a solution) into the body through a vein for therapeutic purposes.

in·fus′er n.
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Charles Viancin introduces its new Pick Your Tea Infuser Set, cleverly designed to make infusing full-leaf tea easier and cleaner than ever.
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Attention-getting items shown at the housewares show included a babushka-shaped tea infuser, kitchen utensils that looked like flowers, scissors with a built-in tape dispenser and a Dip Clip that attaches to a bowl of chips.
Amco's tea infusers are decorated with teapots and cups, while Norpro's chrome plated infusers are in the shape of teapots, bells and even a tea house.
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Norpro has added heart-shaped tea infusers in two sizes, as well as a set of three cloth infusers "for tea that can't be brewed in metal," according to Nancy Thompson, specialty sales manager.
Often, upscale restaurants make a conspicuous display of using loose-leaf tea, but then put the loose leaf in metal infusers much too small to allow proper leaf expansion.