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[fyoo-zuh-buh l] /ˈfyu zə bəl/
capable of being fused or melted.
Origin of fusible
1350-1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin fūsibilis. See fuse2, -ible
Related forms
fusibleness, noun
fusibly, adverb
nonfusible, adjective
unfusible, adjective
unfusibleness, noun Unabridged
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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


capable of being fused or melted
Derived Forms
fusibility, fusibleness, noun
fusibly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for fusible

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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