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Advanced English dictionary
1 a small wire or device inside a piece of electrical equipment that breaks and stops the current if the flow of electricity is too strong: to change a fuse + Check whether a fuse has blown.
2 a long piece of string or paper which is lit to make a bomb or a FIREWORK explode
3 (AmE also fuze) a device that makes a bomb explode when it hits sth or at a particular time: He set the fuse to three minutes. + The bombs inside were on a one-hour fuse.
Idioms see BLOW v., SHORT n.
1 when one thing fuses with another, or two things fuse or are fused, they are joined together to form a single thing: [V] As they heal, the bones will fuse together. + Our different ideas fused into a plan. + The sperm fuses with the egg to begin the process of fertilization. + Their lips fused in a passionate kiss. + [VN] The two companies have been fused into a single organization. + Atoms of hydrogen are fused to make helium.
2 [V, VN] (technical) when a substance, especially metal, fuses, or you fuse it, it is heated until it melts
3 (BrE) to stop working or to make sth stop working because a fuse melts: [V] The lights have fused. + [VN] I've fused the lights.
4 [VN] [usually passive] to put a fuse in a CIRCUIT or in a piece of equipment: Is this plug fused?
blend, merge, unite, combine, compound, mix, commingle, coalesce, flow or come together, consolidate, amalgamate; melt:
The metals fuse at a relatively low temperature.
1 device that makes a bomb explode
short | long, slow | safety
VERB + FUSE
He set the fuse to thirty minutes.
2 in an electric circuit
5-amp, 10-amp, 13-amp, etc.
VERB + FUSE
Make sure that the correct fuse is fitted.
| change, replace | blow
When the machine was switched on it blew a fuse.
FUSE + VERB
Fuses blow if they are overloaded.
FUSE + NOUN
wire | box
The fire started in the fuse box downstairs.
Concise English dictionary
+an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
+any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
+mix together different elements
+become plastic or fluid or liquefied from heat
+equip with a fuse; provide with a fuse
+make liquid or plastic by heating