fuse

From Wiktionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Noun[change]

Singular
fuse

Plural
fuses

  1. A fuse is a length of cord that will burn and is used to set off explosives.
    After lighting the fuse, the miners moved away to a safe area.
  2. A fuse is a switch used to set off an explosive.
    The soldier carefully set the fuse on the bomb.
  3. A fuse is a thin piece of wire that will melt if it gets too hot.
    We lost power after after the faulty toaster made the fuse melt.

Verb[change]

Plain form
fuse

Third-person singular
fuses

Past tense
fused

Past participle
fused

Present participle
fusing

  1. To fuse is to melt with heat.
  2. Fuse is to mix or join two or more things together.

Related words[change]