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.
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.
[fyoo-zuh l, -sil] /ˈfyu zəl, -sɪl/ noun 1. a light flintlock musket. [fyoo-zuh l, -sil] /ˈfyu zəl, -sɪl/ adjective 1. formed by melting or casting; fused; founded. 2. Archaic. capable of being melted; fusible. 3. Archaic. melted; molten. /ˈfjuːzɪl/ noun 1. a light flintlock musket /ˈfjuːzɪl/ noun 1. (heraldry) a charge shaped like a lengthened […]