- capable of being fused or melted.
Origin of fusible
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Examples from the Web for fusible
Vitrification or densification is due to the feldspar or fusible sand.The Potter's Craft
Charles F. Binns
It is fusible at 122° Fahrenheit, and volatile at higher heats.
To be of value a fusible plug should be renewed or changed once a month.
You should act at all times precisely as if there were no fusible plug.
It occurs as a red, crystalline, fusible, deliquescent powder.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
- capable of being fused or melted
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Word Origin and History for fusible
late 14c., from Old French fusible, from Medieval Latin fusibilis, from Latin fus-, stem of fundere "pour, melt" (see found (v.2)).
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