fus·​ible | \ ˈfyü-zə-bəl How to pronounce fusible (audio) \

Definition of fusible

: capable of being fused and especially liquefied by heat fusible alloy

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Other Words from fusible

fusibility \ ˌfyü-​zə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce fusibility (audio) \ noun

Examples of fusible in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lightweight fusible interfacing ¼-inch wide elastic pieces. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Here's how to make your own face mask at home amid coronavirus crisis," 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, "Dr. Wily’s Castle Bead Sprite is Pixel Perfect," 27 Aug. 2008

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First Known Use of fusible

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fusible

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

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“Fusible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fusible. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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