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English Dictionary: fusible plug by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Fusible \Fu"si*ble\, a. [F. fusible. See {Fuse}, v. t.]
      CapabIe of being melted or liquefied.
      {Fusible metal}, 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. --Ure.
      {Fusible plug} (Steam Boiler), a piece of easily fusible
            alloy, placed in one of the sheets and intended to melt
            and blow off the steam in case of low water.
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