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Definition of Fuses

Fuse
Fuse Fuse, or Fuze Fuze, n. (Elec.) A wire, bar, or strip of fusible metal inserted for safety in an electric circuit. When the current increases beyond a certain safe strength, the metal melts, interrupting the circuit and thereby preventing possibility of damage.
Fuse
Fuse Fuse, or Fuze plug Fuze, plug . 1. (Ordnance) A plug fitted to the fuse hole of a shell to hold the fuse. 2. A fusible plug that screws into a receptacle, used as a fuse in electric wiring.
Fuse
Fuse Fuse, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fused (fuzd); p. pr. & vb. n. Fusing.] [L. fusus, p. p. of fundere to pour, melt, cast. See Foundo to cast, and cf. Futile.] 1. To liquefy by heat; to render fiuid; to dissolve; to melt. 2. To unite or blend, as if melted together. Whose fancy fuses old and new. --Tennyson.
Fuse
Fuse Fuse, v. i. 1. To be reduced from a solid to a Quid state by heat; to be melted; to melt. 2. To be blended, as if melted together. Fusing point, the degree of temperature at which a substance melts; the point of fusion.
Fuse
Fuse Fuse, n. [For fusee, fusil. See 2d Fusil.] (Gunnery, Mining, etc.) A tube or casing filled with combustible matter, by means of which a charge of powder is ignited, as in blasting; -- called also fuzee. See Fuze. Fuse hole, the hole in a shell prepared for the reception of the fuse. --Farrow.

Meaning of Fuses from wikipedia

- damaging. Normal fast-blow fuses are the most general purpose fuses. A time-delay fuse (also known as an anti-surge or slow-blow fuse) is designed to allow...
- a class of fuses for vehicles Fuse (hydraulic), a device used in hydraulic systems to protect against sudden loss of fluid pressure Fuse (explosives)...
- Automotive fuses are a class of fuses used to protect the wiring and electrical equipment for vehicles. They are generally rated for circuits no higher...
- Fuser may refer to: fuser (Unix), a Unix command which lists processes currently using given files, filesystems, or sockets Fuser (video game), a rhythm...
- A fusor is a device that uses an electric field to heat ions to nuclear fusion conditions. The machine induces a voltage between two metal cages, inside...
- ISBN 978-1-118-08258-4. A. Wright; P.G. Newbery (January 2004). Electric Fuses. IET. pp. 15–. ISBN 978-0-86341-399-5. Institute of Electrical and Electronics...
- The fusibility of a material is the ease at which the material can be fused together or to the temperature or amount of heat required to melt a material...
- low-voltage power fuses. The standard is in four volumes, which describe general requirements, fuses for industrial and commercial applications, fuses for residential...
- hydraulic fluid through the fuse if the flow exceeds a threshold. The term "fuse" is used here in analogy with electrical fuses which perform a similar function...
- burning core. Safety fuses are used to initiate the detonation of explosives through the use of a blasting cap. Modern day safety fuses are often used in...