Definition of Fuses

1. Noun. (plural of fuse) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of fuse) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fuses

1. fuse [v] - See also: fuse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fuses

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fuses (current term)
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Literary usage of Fuses

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1. The Gasoline Automobile by Peter Martin Heldt (1918)
"CHAPTER XXVIII fuses, Lighting Switches, Wiring Fixtures and Wiring fuses—There is always a possibility of a short circuit occurring in the car wiring, ..."

2. Bulletin by National Electric Light Association (1911)
"Noark" enclosed fuses are recommended for the protection of potential transformers. The best practise is not only to protect the primary but also the ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1856)
"In the early part of the year 1848, at the annual practice of the Artillery in this garrison, it was observed that the fuses burned too long a time. ..."

4. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of Mechanical by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York (1878)
"The following percussion fuses are recommended as superior to all others ... CONCUSSION fuses.—A concussion fuse is one which is put in action by the ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"In naval and military operations, and for simultaneous blasts in mining and quarrying, "electric fuses" are preferred to running fuses. ..."

6. Tables for the Determination of Common Minerals Chiefly by Their Physical by William Otis Crosby (1895)
"BB fuses readily to a yellowish glass; yields metallic arthy. lead with soda on ... Translucent BB fuses with difficulty; white coating on charcoal and ..."

7. Naval Ordnance: A Text-book Prepared for the Use of the Midshipmen of the by Roland Irvin Curtin, United States Naval Academy, Thomas Lee Johnson (1915)
"Time-fuses are used in the navy for shrapnel only, and are invariably carried in the ... These fuses are known as combination time- and percussion-fuses. ..."

8. A Text-book of Coal-mining: For the Use of Colliery Managers and Others by Herbert William Hughes (1898)
"The disadvantages are, that the fuses are more or less affected by moisture and ... Low tension fuses can, however, be fired from an electric light or power ..."

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