fusible

[ fyoo-zuh-buh l ]
/ ˈfyu zə bəl /

adjective

capable of being fused or melted.

Nearby words

  1. fuseli,
  2. fuseli, henry,
  3. fushih,
  4. fushun,
  5. fusibility,
  6. fusible metal,
  7. fusiform,
  8. fusiform aneurysm,
  9. fusiform gyrus,
  10. fusil

Origin of fusible

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English word from Medieval Latin word fūsibilis. See fuse2, -ible

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British Dictionary definitions for fusible

fusible

/ (ˈfjuːzəbəl) /

adjective

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

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Word Origin and History for fusible

fusible

adj.

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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