[fyoo-zuh-buh l]
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Origin of fusible

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English word from Medieval Latin word fūsibilis. See fuse2, -ible
Related formsfu·si·ble·ness, nounfu·si·bly, adverbnon·fu·si·ble, adjectiveun·fu·si·ble, adjectiveun·fu·si·ble·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for fusible


  1. capable of being fused or melted
Derived Formsfusibility or fusibleness, nounfusibly, adverb
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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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