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fusible

Line breaks: fus¦ible
Pronunciation: /ˈfjuːzɪb(ə)l
 
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Definition of fusible in English:

adjective

Able to be fused or melted easily.
Example sentences
  • In situations where temperature could pose a threat, fusible plugs are designed to melt and release the gas long before critical pressure levels are reached.
  • Stabilize the centerfront edges with fusible stay tape on the fabric wrong side. Also fuse the tape over the shoulder and armhole seamlines.
  • If necessary, fuse interfacing to the slipcover fabric wrong side, or fuse two fabric layers together with fusible web.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French, or from medieval Latin fusibilis, from fundere 'pour, melt'.

Derivatives

fusibility

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈbɪlɪti/
noun
Example sentences
  • Colonies grow into contact to one another within 3-6 days and are periodically evaluated for fusibility.
  • Fluxes are used in the production of glass to increase the fusibility of the glass as well as to increase the workable temperature range of the glass.
  • The offspring of these three populations were tested for fusibility against both inbred lines by colony assays.

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