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Definition of Fuse


  1. To liquefy by heat; to render fiuid; to dissolve; to melt.
  2. To unite or blend, as if melted together.
  3. To be reduced from a solid to a Quid state by heat; to be melted; to melt.
  4. To be blended, as if melted together.
  5. 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.
  6. Alt. of Fuze
  7. Alt. of Fuze, plug

Fuse Quotations

Fusion food as a concept is kind of trying to quite consciously fuse things that are sometimes quite contradictory, sometimes quite far apart, to see if they'd work.
Yotam Ottolenghi

The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.
Ed Koch

Peace demands the united efforts of us all. Who can foresee what spark might ignite the fuse?
Haile Selassie

Having a child is sowing the seeds of your own obsolescence: birth is the fuse that leads to that other thing. You appear, you replace yourself, you die.
Michael Redhill

I think it's easiest to teach by example. My dad didn't tell us to work hard; we just saw how hard he worked. I know I have shortcomings - like a short fuse - but I've learned you can't come home from a long day of work and snap at the kids.
Chris O'Donnell
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Fuse Translations

fuse in Dutch is kousje, lont, lampepit
fuse in German is vereinigen, elektrische Sicherung, Sicherung
fuse in Norwegian is sikring, lunte
fuse in Spanish is espoleta, fusible
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