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Etymology 1Edit

From Italian fuso and French fusée, from Latin fusus ‎(spindle).

NounEdit

fuse ‎(plural fuses)

  1. (also fuze in US) A cord that, when lit, conveys the fire to some explosive device.
  2. (manufacturing, mining, military) The mechanism that ignites the charge in an explosive device.
  3. A device to prevent the overloading of an electrical circuit.
  4. Indicating a tendency to lose one's temper.
    When talking about being laid off, he has a short fuse.
  5. A friction match for smokers' use, having a bulbous head which when ignited is not easily blown out even in a gale of wind.
  6. A kind of match made of paper impregnated with niter and having the usual igniting tip.
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Etymology 2Edit

From fusion, "to melt" (back-formation).

VerbEdit

fuse ‎(third-person singular simple present fuses, present participle fusing, simple past and past participle fused)

  1. (transitive) To melt together; to blend; to mix indistinguishably.
  2. (intransitive) To melt together.
  3. To furnish with or install a fuse.
  4. (organic chemistry) To form a bicyclic compound from two similar or different types of ring such that two or more atoms are shared between the resulting rings
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AdjectiveEdit

fuse

  1. feminine plural of fuso

VerbEdit

fuse

  1. third-person singular past historic of fondere

ParticipleEdit

fuse

  1. feminine plural of fuso

NounEdit

fuse f

  1. plural of fusa

LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

fūse

  1. vocative masculine singular of fūsus

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VerbEdit

fuse

  1. third-person singular simple perfect form of fi. he/she has been

SynonymsEdit

  • fu (informal)

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