[fyoo-zuh-buh l] /ˈfyu zə bəl/
capable of being or melted.
capable of being fused or melted
late 14c., from Old French fusible, from Medieval Latin fusibilis, from Latin fus-, stem of fundere “pour, melt” (see found (v.2)).
noun 1. any of various alloys, as of bismuth, lead, and tin, that melt at temperatures as low as 160°F (70°C), making them useful in various safety devices. noun 1. any of various alloys with low melting points that contain bismuth, lead, and tin. They are used as solders and in safety devices
[fyoo-zuh-fawrm] /ˈfyu zəˌfɔrm/ adjective 1. spindle-shaped; rounded and tapering from the middle toward each end, as some roots. /ˈfjuːzɪˌfɔːm/ adjective 1. elongated and tapering at both ends; spindle-shaped adj. “spindle-shaped,” 1746, from Latin fusus “spindle” (see fuse (n.)) + -form. fusiform fu·si·form (fyōō’zə-fôrm’) adj. Tapering at each end; spindle-shaped.
- Fusiform aneurysm
fusiform aneurysm n. An elongated, spindle-shaped dilation of an artery.
- Fusiform gyrus
fusiform gyrus n. An extremely long convolution extending lengthwise over the lower surface of the temporal and occipital lobes of the brain.