fuse

When the ink binds to the heated paper in a laser printer.

FUSE

Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer [JHUAPL]

Fuse

Replaceable protective device for electrical equipment which melts or breakdowns under specific conditions, thereby stopping the flow of power to the device and so preventing damage.

Fuse

[magazine] FUSE is a Toronto-based Canadian non-profit arts and culture periodical published by Artons Cultural Affairs Society and Publishing Inc. FUSE is one of Canada’s longest running alternative art publications. Throughout its 35 year history, the focus has been the interchange between art, media, and politics. == History == Centerf...
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Fuse

[automotive] Automotive fuses are a class of fuses used to protect the wiring and electrical equipment for vehicles. They are generally rated for circuits no higher than 24 volts direct current, but some types are rated for 42-volt electrical systems. They are occasionally used in non-automotive electrical products. ==Blade type== Blade fus...
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fuse

[n] - electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded 2. [n] - any igniter by which an explosive charge is ignited 3. [v] - equip with a fuse 4. [v] - become plastic or fluid or liquefied from heat 5. [v] - make liquid or plastic by heating
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Fuse

A protective device designed to cut off the electrical supply to a circuit when the current flow exceeds a predetermined value.
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Fuse

Photograph courtesy of Draper.co.ukA short length of wire that will easily burn out when excessive current flows. The fuse wire may be held in a plastic or glass holder.
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Fuse

a protective device containing a short piece of wire that melts and breaks when current through it exceeds a rated value, thus de-energizing the circuit.
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Fuse

Fuse (fūz) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Fused (fūzd); present participle & verbal noun Fusing .] [ Latin fusus , past participle of fundere to pour, melt, cast. See Foundo to cast, and ...
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Fuse

Fuse intransitive verb 1. To be reduced from a solid to a fluid state by heat; to be melted; to melt. 2. To be blended, as if melted together. Fusing point , the degree of temperature at which a substance melts; the point of fusion.
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Fuse

Fuse noun [ For fusee , fusil . See 2d Fusil .] (Gunnery, Mining, etc.) 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 . Fuse hole , the hole in a ...
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fuse

fuze noun any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
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fuse

noun an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
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Fuse

• (n.) 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. • (v. t.) To liquefy by heat; to render fiuid; to dissolve; to melt. • (v. i.) To be blended, as if melted together. • (v. t.) To unite or blend, as if melted together. • (...
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fuse

in electrical engineering, a safety device that protects electrical circuits from the effects of excessive currents. A fuse commonly consists of a ... [1 related articles]
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fuse

in explosives technology, device for firing explosives in blasting operations, in fireworks, and in military projectiles.[6 related articles]
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Fuse

A device installed in the conductive path with a predetermined melting point coordinated to load current. Fuses are used to protect equipment from over current conditions and damage.
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Fuse

A cord-like substance used in the ignition of explosives. Black powder is entrained in the cord and, when lit, burns along the cord at a set rate. A fuse can be safely used to ignite a cap, which is the primer for an explosive.
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Fuse

A device often found in older homes designed to prevent overloads in electrical lines. This protects against fire. See also 'circuit breakers'.
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Fuse

A device often found in older homes designed to prevent overloads in electrical lines. See, 'circuit breakers.'
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fuse

a device that by the fusing of one or more of its specially designed and proportioned components, opens the circuit in which it is inserted by breaking the current when this exceeds a given value for a sufficient time. The fuse comprises all the parts that form the complete device
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FUSE

(Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer) A NASA ultraviolet astronomy satellite. FUSE, a MIDEX (medium-class Explorer) mission, carries four 0.35-m far ultraviolet (UV) telescopes each with an ultraviolet high resolution spectrograph. The detectors cover the far ultraviolet...
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fuse

A safety device placed in an electric circuit to prevent overloading. It usually comprises a wire of low-melting-point metal mounted in or on an insulated frame. Current passing through the wire heats it (see electrical resistance); and excess current heats it to the point where it melts, so breakin...
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fuse

A safety device consisting of a short length of relatively fine wire, mounted in a holder or contained in a cartridge and connected as part of an electrical circuit. If the circuit source current exceeds a predetermined value, the fuse wire melts (i.e. the fuse 'blows') breaking the circuit and prev...
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