American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Capable of being fused or melted by heating.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being fused, or melted or liquefied by the application of heat. The scale of fusibility of Von Kobell, used in mineralogy to define the approximate relative fusibility of different minerals, is as follows: 1, stibnite; 2, natrolite; 3, almandine garnet; 4, actinolite; 5, orthoclase; 6, bronzite.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. CapabIe of being melted or liquefied.
- adj. capable of being melted and fused
- fuse + -ible (Wiktionary)
“The metal unites with the majority of the heavy metals to form alloys; some of these, the so-called fusible alloys, find a useful application from the fact that they possess a low melting-point.”
“Ive made tailored jackets using fusible interfacing throughout to keep the fabric in shape a special kind of fusible interfacing of course, this stuff is very thin and light and made out of slightly fuzzy woven threads. its ment specifically to reinforce wool fabrics and Ive been known to use fuse hems on lined wool garments.”
“She used a sewing machine that dates from the 1960s, an efficient electric iron and modern components such as fusible interfacing.”
“I play around with fusible art glass (baked in a kiln) and have brought bundles to MX this way, inside a suitcase.”
“Â I adhered thin printed mesh fabric over the top of the base using fusible interfacing.”
“Permanent fusible tape can be purchased inexpensively in craft departments to add trims without sewing.”
“Â I comprimised and used fusible seam tape left over from the curtains I got at Ikea.”
“Old fuse systems here might be plug fuses, or screw-in, but nothing where you can ever get at the actual fusible element.”
“I then layered on some skeleton leaves in cream and green, some seahorses I cut out of fabric (with fusible on the back) (I just printed out some pics off the internet and cut around them - I certainly can't draw a seahorse myself) and then started adding fibres.”
“Fuse fusible adhesive to each side of each piece of the box.”
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