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  • n  an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
  • n  any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
  • v  mix together different elements
  • v  become plastic or fluid or liquefied from heat
    The substances fused at a very high temperature
  • v  equip with a fuse; provide with a fuse
  • v  make liquid or plastic by heating
    The storm fused the electric mains

  • To fuse or not to fuse with the Communist Party, that was the critical question before the French Socialist Party.
  • The struggle of the brain's visual centre to fuse these two images brings aches, pains and frazzled nerves.
  • Warhead: Contact fuse, 300 pounds (135 kilograms); delayed fuse penetrator, heavyweight, 300 pounds (135 kilograms).
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  • Michael W Wynne in TIME
    This could not be construed as being nuclear material. It is a component for the fuse in the nosecone for a nuclear system,Wynne said. "We are very concerned about it."
  • Allen Iverson in USA Today
    I thought I got fouled on that play, and I said I thought that he was calling the game personal, and he threw me out,Iverson said. "His fuse is real short anyway, and I should have known that I couldn't say anything anyway. It's been...
  • Oscar Pistorius in Seattle Times
    I've been chucked in the deep end with the best guys in the world,Pistorius said Tuesday. "There's a lot to learn. There never has been a Paralympic sprinter to fuse the gap between able-bodied and disabled sport. The next single amputee...

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