- any of various alloys, as of bismuth, lead, and tin, that melt at temperatures as low as 160°F (70°C), making them useful in various safety devices.
Also called fusible alloy.
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- any of various alloys with low melting points that contain bismuth, lead, and tin. They are used as solders and in safety devices
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