Definitions for fusilˈfyu zəl, -sɪl; -zəl, -sɪl, -saɪl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fu•silˈfyu zəl, -sɪl(n.)

  1. a light flintlock musket.

    Category: Military

Origin of fusil:

1670–80; < F: musket, OF fuisil, foisil steel for striking fire 蠐 L focus

fu•silˈfyu zəl, -sɪl; -zəl, -sɪl, -saɪl(adj.)

also fu•sile

  1. formed by melting or casting; fused; founded.

  2. Archaic. capable of being melted; fusible.

  3. Archaic. melted; molten.

Origin of fusil:

1350–1400; ME < L fūsilis molten =fu(n)d(ere) to pour, cast +-tilis -tile

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fusil(noun)

    a light flintlock musket

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fusil(verb)

    capable of being melted or rendered fluid by heat; fusible

  2. Fusil(verb)

    running or flowing, as a liquid

  3. Fusil(verb)

    formed by melting and pouring into a mold; cast; founded

  4. Fusil(noun)

    a light kind of flintlock musket, formerly in use

  5. Fusil(noun)

    a bearing of a rhomboidal figure; -- named from its shape, which resembles that of a spindle


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