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  Definition of fuse
  1. any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
  2. electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
  3. mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
  4. make liquid or plastic by heating; "The storm fused the electric mains"
  5. become plastic or fluid or liquefied from heat; "The substances fused at a very high temperature"
  6. equip with a fuse; provide with a fuse
Similar Words: fuze, fusee, fuzee, primer, priming, electrical fuse, blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, coalesce, meld, combine, merge

 

See Also: stump, mix up

 

Hyponyms: detonating fuse, safety fuse, time-fuse, cartridge fuse, circuit breaker, breaker, plug fuse, gauge, absorb, melt, meld, blend in, mix in, accrete, conjugate, admix, alloy, syncretize, syncretise

 

Entailments: heat, hot up, heat up

 

Derivational Morphology: prime, combination, combining, combine, compounding, coalescence, coalescency, coalition, concretion, conglutination, fusion, merger, unification, mixer, mix, commixture, admixture, mixture, intermixture, mixing, assortment, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley, concoction, flux, blend, blending, fuze, fusee, fuzee, primer, priming, electrical fuse

 

 
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