Fusibility

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Fusibility The quality of being fusible.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n fusibility The quality of being fusible, or of being convertible from a solid to a fluid state by heat.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Fusibility .—adjs. Fū′sible, that may be fused or melted—(Milt.) Fū′sile, Fū′sil
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. fusibilité,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. fundĕre, fusum, to melt.

Usage

In literature:

These caps cannot remain on after the fusible metal melts, if there is the least force of water.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 363, December 16, 1882" by Various
It probably happens when fresh portions of incandescent matter come successively in contact with fusible materials.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
It is a colourless substance, which is easily fusible.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
The proportion of zinc is increased if the solder is required to be softer or more fusible.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various
Care must be taken in these preliminary operations to avoid heating the more fusible glasses sufficiently to soften them.
"The Methods of Glass Blowing and of Working Silica in the Oxy-Gas Flame" by W. A. Shenstone
The healthy young lady remembered too well the nature of Susie Hudson's blunder, and she rashly inserted an unnecessary "e" in "fusibility.
"Winter Fun" by William O. Stoddard
Felspar is much used in the manufacture of porcelain by reason of its fusibility.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 2" by Various
The glass has arisen from the melting of the most fusible ingredients alone.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3" by Various
Thus, from the specific gravities, or the degrees of fusibility, of two metals, those of the compound cannot be predicted.
"Heads of Lectures on a Course of Experimental Philosophy: Particularly Including Chemistry" by Joseph Priestley
These alloys are harder, more fusible and more sonorous than pure gold.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 2" by Various
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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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