fusible

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj fusible capable of being melted and fused
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Fusible CapabIe of being melted or liquefied.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • fusible Capable of being fused, or melted or liquefied by the application of heat. The scale of fusibility of Von Kobell, used in mineralogy to define the approximate relative fusibility of different minerals, is as follows: 1, stibnite; 2, natrolite; 3, almandine garnet; 4, actinolite; 5, orthoclase; 6, bronzite.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. fusible,. See Fuse (v. t.)

Usage

In literature:

Fusible metal plugs useless as antidotes to explosions.
"A Catechism of the Steam Engine" by John Bourne
Thus, we have a species of coal in which we shall find but a small degree of fusibility, although it may not be charred in any degree.
"Theory of the Earth, Volume 1 (of 4)" by James Hutton
These solders are alloys more fusible than the most fusible of their component metals.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 520, December 19, 1885" by Various
This separation is facilitated by its easy fusibility.
"A System of Instruction in the Practical Use of the Blowpipe" by Anonymous
The fusible material is some alloy melting at a low temperature.
"Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1" by Kempster Miller
In fact, each coat must of necessity be a trifle more fusible than the preceding one.
"Arts and Crafts in the Middle Ages" by Julia De Wolf Addison
Although it is a very difficultly fusible substance, yet in the electric furnace it can be made to melt and even boil.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
It was also found that fusible metal either stuck to or contracted upon clean quartz so as to make a firm joint.
"On Laboratory Arts" by Richard Threlfall
It is a white crystalline fusible solid, insoluble in water, but soluble in alcohol and in solutions of the alkalies.
"Elements of Agricultural Chemistry" by Thomas Anderson
That which is easily fusible flows more rapidly than a horse can trot.
"Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror" by Richard Linthicum
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In news:

Learn to applique the easy way by using fusible web.
To prepare appliques with regular edges, cut out each fusible-web shape roughly 1/4 inch outside traced lines.
12 x 19-inch piece of fusible interfacing.
Fusible versions of this combiner allow isolation of the fuse when the switch is in the "off" position.
The PIG® Latching Drum Lid with FM-Approved Fusible Plugs is designed for converting 55-gallon steel drum into a safe storage container for oil- or solvent- soaked materials.
9 X 11 piece fusible interfacing.
AutomationDirect has added Gladiator compact fusible switches for circuit protection.
Compact fusible switches for finger-safe circuit protection.
1 yard lightweight fusible web.
10"x20" rectangle each of mediumweight silk fabric, lining fabric & fusible interfacing.
Pow -R-Line Fusible panelboards.
Use fusible webbing to attach it to the shade.
Fusible fabric webbing (we used Steam-A-Seam brand).
1/4 yard heavyweight fusible interfacing.
1/4 yard lightweight fusible web.
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In science:

Fire spread was measured using buried electronic timers (placed on a 24-point grid) equipped with a fusible link that melted on exposure to flames.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present 2: Empirical and quasi-empirical models
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