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Fuse Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
  • electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
  • mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
  • make liquid or plastic by heating; "The storm fused the electric mains"
  • become plastic or fluid or liquefied from heat; "The substances fused at a very high temperature"
  • equip with a fuse; provide with a fuse

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • 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

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Fuse Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A fuse is a device that shuts off the power to an electrical circuit when there is too much current flowing through it. This usually happens when too many appliances are plugged in or if there is a short circuit. A fuse is made as an intentional weak spot in a circuit that will melt (or "blow") when too much current is flowing through it, shutting off the power to the rest of the circuit. After the fuse blows, the problem that caused it to blow must be corrected and the fuse must be replaced to restore power to the circuit. A circuit breaker does the same job as a fuse, but it can be reset without replacing anything.



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* The Possible's slow fuse is lit By the Imagination. - William Shakespeare

* American life is a powerful solvent. It seems to neutralise every intellectual element, however tough and alien it may be, and to fuse it in the native good-will, complacency thoughtlessness, and optimism. - James Harvey Robinson

* You have to recognize when the right place and the right time fuse and take advantage of that opportunity. There are plenty of opportunities out there. You can't sit back and wait. - Ellen Metcalf


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