HyperDic: fuse

English > 6 senses of the word fuse:
VERBchangefuse, blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, coalesce, meld, combine, mergemix together different elements
changefusebecome plastic or fluid or liquefied from heat
competitionfuseequip with a fuse / fuse
changefusemake liquid or plastic by heating
NOUNartifactfuse, electrical fuse, safety fusean electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
artifactfuse, fuze, fusee, fuzee, primer, primingany igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
fuse > pronunciation
Soundsfyuw'z
Rhymesabuse ... values: 47 rhymes with uwz...
English > fuse: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded.
Synonymselectrical fuse, safety fuse
Narrowercartridge fuseA fuse cased in a tube
circuit breaker, breakerA device that trips like a switch and opens the circuit when overloaded
plug fuseA fuse with a thread that screws into a socket
Broaderelectrical deviceA device that produces or is powered by electricity
Spanishfusible, plomo
Catalanfusible, plom
Verbsfuseequip with a fuse / fuse
English > fuse: 6 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAny igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant.
Synonymsfuze, fusee, fuzee, primer, priming
Narrowerdetonating fuseA fuse containing an explosive
safety fuseA slow-burning fuse consisting of a tube or cord filled or saturated with combustible matter
time-fuseA fuse made to burn for a given time (especially to explode a bomb)
Broaderlighter, light, igniter, ignitorA device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires
Spanishimprimación
Catalancartilla
Verbsfuseequip with a fuse / fuse
English > fuse: 6 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmix together different elements.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsblend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, coalesce, meld, combine, merge
Entailed byweldjoin together by heating
NarrowerabsorbCause to become one with
accreteGrow together (of plants and organs)
admixmix or blend
alloymake an alloy of
blend in, mix inCause (something) to be mixed with (something else)
conjugateUnite chemically so that the product is easily broken down into the original compounds
gaugemix in specific proportions
melt, meldLose its distinct / distinct outline or shape
syncretize, syncretiseBecome fused
Broaderchange integritychange in physical make-up
Spanishcombinar, conjugar, fundir, fusionar, mezclar
Catalanbarrejar, combinar, conjugar, fusionar, mesclar-se, mestallar
Adjectivesfusiblecapable of being melted and fused / fused / fused
Nounsfusionthe act of fusing (or melting) together
fusionan occurrence that involves the production of a union
English > fuse: 6 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBecome plastic or fluid or liquefied from heat.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The substances fused at a very high temperature"
Entailsheat, hot up, heat upgain heat or get hot
Broaderliquefy, flux, liquifyBecome liquid or fluid when heated
Similar tofusemake liquid or plastic by heating
Spanishfusionar
Catalanfondre
Adjectivesfusiblecapable of being melted and fused / fused / fused
English > fuse: 6 senses > verb 3, competition
Meaningequip with a fuse / fuse; provide with a fuse / fuse.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderequip, fit, fit out, outfitProvide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
OppositedefuseRemove the triggering device from
Spanishinstalar un fusible
Nounsfuseany igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
fusean electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
English > fuse: 6 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningmake liquid or plastic by heating.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The storm fused the electric mains"
Broadermelt, run, melt downReduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
Similar tofuseBecome plastic or fluid or liquefied from heat
Spanishfundirse, licuarse
Catalanfondre's, liquar, liquidar
Adjectivesfusiblecapable of being melted and fused / fused / fused
Nounsfusionthe act of fusing (or melting) together

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