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fusible

[fyoo-zuh-buh l] /ˈfyu zə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being fused or melted.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin fūsibilis. See fuse2, -ible
Related forms
fusibleness, noun
fusibly, adverb
nonfusible, adjective
unfusible, adjective
unfusibleness, noun
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Examples from the web for fusible
  • One aspect that should be incorporated into any experiments with cell fusion is using a fusible cell lines such as stem cells.
  • fusible link check valves are installed in the solvent tank outlet lines wherever the lines go through the wall.
  • fusible plugs shall be replaced every three years, and the replacement shall be witnessed by the inspector.
  • Contractor must remove and reset all fusible links and verify the damper fully closes.
  • When fusible plug is removed, check crown sheet thickness at that location and thread condition.
  • fusible plug is provided in the refrigerant circuitry to relieve the pressure in case of fire.
  • It should be noted that a vent with a fusible link is not listed.
  • Material conditions of ventilation system fire dampers including fusible links, where applicable, ensure unobstructed operability.
British Dictionary definitions for fusible

fusible

/ˈfjuːzəbəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being fused or melted
Derived Forms
fusibility, fusibleness, noun
fusibly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for fusible
adj.

late 14c., from Old French fusible, from Medieval Latin fusibilis, from Latin fus-, stem of fundere "pour, melt" (see found (v.2)).

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