from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A metal alloy having a low melting point, used as solder and for safety plugs and fuses.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. any alloy of different metals capable of being easily fused, especially an alloy of five parts of bismuth, three of lead, and two of tin, which melts at a temperature below that of boiling water.
- n. a very fusible alloy, usually consisting of bismuth with lead, tin, or cadmium.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an alloy with a low melting point and used as solder and in safety plugs and sprinkler fuses
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