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The voices of Gilda and Rigoletto were fusing with those of the figlia and the duke.

It was quickly evident that the damage was caused by a fusing ray.

The fires had to be kindled, purifying, melting, fusing fires.

The processes varied, but the firing or fusing was the same throughout.

From the fusing of the two nations, the English people grew in strength and power.

The ore is then transferred to the fusing furnace, and smelted in contact with fuel.

Not without fear of combustion or fusing as the case might be.

The intense heat of the arc is used in fusing and melting metals.

The fusing cup or scorifier employed in this process should be about 1½ in.

The fire was attributed to the fusing of some electric wires.

WORD ORIGIN

1680s, "to melt" (transitive), back-formation from fusion. Intransitive sense, "to become liquid," attested from 1800. Figurative sense of "blend different things" is first recorded 1817. Related: Fused; fusing.

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