US: /ˈfjuz/
UK: /fjˈuːz/

English Vietnamese dictionary

fuse /fju:z/
  • danh từ
    • cầu chì
    • ngòi, kíp, mồi nổ (bom, mìn...)
    • nội động từ
      • chảy ra (kim loại)
      • hợp nhất lại

    Advanced English dictionary

    noun, verb
    + noun
    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.
    + verb
    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?

    Thesaurus dictionary

    blend, merge, unite, combine, compound, mix, commingle, coalesce, flow or come together, consolidate, amalgamate; melt:
    The metals fuse at a relatively low temperature.

    Collocation dictionary

    1 device that makes a bomb explode


    short | long, slow | safety


    He set the fuse to thirty minutes.
    | light

    2 in an electric circuit


    5-amp, 10-amp, 13-amp, etc.


    Make sure that the correct fuse is fitted.
    | change, replace | blow
    When the machine was switched on it blew a fuse.


    Fuses blow if they are overloaded.


    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