- not fusible; incapable of being fused or melted.
Origin of infusible1
- capable of being infused.
Origin of infusible2
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Examples from the Web for infusible
It becomes white in the pottery kiln, and is infusible at that heat.
It is infusible at the blowpipe alone, but it melts easily with borax.
It is infusible, and is derived from the decomposed felspar of granite.Chats on Oriental China
J. F. Blacker
It is infusible, but cracks and becomes opaque before the blowpipe.
They are tasteless, odorless, and infusible at ordinary temperature.Encyclopedia of Diet
- not fusible; not easily melted; having a high melting point
C16: from in- 1 + fusible
- capable of being infused
C17: from infuse + -ible
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