fusible metal


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fusible metal

n.
A metal alloy having a low melting point, used as solder and for safety plugs and fuses.

fusible metal

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fusible alloy

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(Metallurgy) any of various alloys with low melting points that contain bismuth, lead, and tin. They are used as solders and in safety devices
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Noun1.fusible metal - an alloy with a low melting point and used as solder and in safety plugs and sprinkler fuses
alloy, metal - a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten; "brass is an alloy of zinc and copper"
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A small window in the face allows you to inspect the condition of the fusible metal link and pinpoint the malfunction.
The fusible metal link is in the center of the fuse body.
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