fusible

adjective

fus·​ible ˈfyü-zə-bəl How to pronounce fusible (audio)
: capable of being fused and especially liquefied by heat
fusible alloy
fusibility noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Iron heavy fusible interfacing to the backs of stars and trim. Sarah Martens, Better Homes & Gardens, 15 Nov. 2022 Use craft glue or iron-on fusible tape to glue straight edges of hat together, forming a cone shape. Jessica Leigh Mattern, Country Living, 24 Aug. 2022 Use craft glue or iron-on fusible tape to glue straight edges together. Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, 18 July 2022 To make: Use heavy-duty, double-sided fusible webbing to pair two fabric squares. Charlyne Mattox, Country Living, 6 June 2022 The top that wraps around the shoulders and chest is structured with non-fusible interfacing. Laird Borrelli-persson, Vogue, 11 June 2021 Lightweight fusible interfacing ¼-inch wide elastic pieces. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 25 Mar. 2020 This gamer craft employs fusible plastic beads to recreate iconic images from classic (and sometimes more contemporary) games pixel-by-pixel. WIRED, 27 Aug. 2008 See More

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Word History

Etymology

Middle English, borrowed from Medieval Latin fūsibilis, from Latin fūsus (past participle of fundere "to cast [metal], melt down, make liquid") + -ibilis -ible — more at fuse entry 1

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fusible was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Fusible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fusible. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

fusible

adjective

fus·​ible ˈfyü-zə-bəl How to pronounce fusible (audio)
: capable of being fused and especially melted by heat
fusibility noun
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