Complete Definition of "fuse"

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English

Pronunciation
enPR|fyoÍ×oz, IPA|/fjuËÉz/, SAMPA|/fju:z/
:rhymes|uËÉz

Etymology 1
From It. fuso, from L. fusus "spindle".

Noun
en-noun

  1. (also fuze in US English) A cord that, when lit, conveys the fire to some explosive device.
  2. The device that ignites the explosive charge in a mine or missile.
  3. A device to prevent the overloading of an electrical circuit.

Translations
trans-top|cord
German: Zündschnur f
trans-mid
Norwegian: lunte c
Swedish: stubin, stubintråd
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trans-top|device igniting charge
trans-mid
Norwegian: tennsats m, fenghette c
Swedish: tändrör
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trans-top|device preventing overloading of a circuit
Finnish: sulake, varoke
French: fusible#French|fusible m
German: Sicherung f
trans-mid
Norwegian: sikring c
Portuguese: fusível m
Spanish: fusible m
Swedish: säkring, propp
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Etymology 2
From fusion, "to melt".

Verb
en-verb|fus|ing

  1. transitive To melt together; to blend; to mix indistinguishably.
  2. intransitive To melt together.

Italian

Adjective
fuse p

  1. feminine of|fuso#Adjective|fuso

Verb form
fuse

  1. third-person|Third-person singular indicative past historic of fondere.
  2. Feminine plural past participle of fondere.

Category:Italian adjective forms
Category:Italian verb forms


Romanian

Pronunciation
IPA|[fu'se]|lang=ro

Verb
infl|ro|verb form

  1. ro-form-verb|3s|perf|fi he/she has been

Synonyms
fu#Romanian|fu (informal)

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