Definition of Electrical fuse
1. Noun. An electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded.
Specialized synonyms: Cartridge Fuse, Breaker, Circuit Breaker, Plug Fuse
Generic synonyms: Electrical Device
Derivative terms: Fuse
Lexicographical Neighbors of Electrical Fuse
Literary usage of Electrical fuse
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Electrical Engineer (1890)
"Improvements In and connected with electrical fuse boxes, switch boxes, and similar electrical fittings. Bath-street, Glasgow. 865. ..."
2. Manual of Heavy Artillery Service: For the Use of the Army and Militia of by John Caldwell Tidball (1891)
"An electrical fuse consists essentially of a priming of ordinary sporting powder, gun-cotton, or of a mixture of the two, in contact with which is the ..."
3. Elementary Treatise on Physics, Experimental and Applied by Adolphe Ganot (1893)
"... electrical fuse, and has the following construction :—The ends of two fine copper wires (fig- 755) are imbedded in a thin solid gutta-percha rod, ..."
4. Lectures on Explosives: A Course of Lectures Prepared Especially as a Manual by Willoughby Walke (1897)
"... differ from each other in the chemical composition and the electrical resistance of this priming. Every electrical fuse suitable for use with explosive ..."
5. Lectures on Explosives: A Course of Lectures Prepared Especially as a Manual by Willoughby Walke (1900)
"Every electrical fuse suitable for use with explosive compounds should have: 1st, two insulated conductors for conveying the current; 2d, a plug to receive ..."
6. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1888)
"Consideration of these requirements has led to the development of the electrical fuse. This consists of four parts: i. The electrical battery; 2. ..."
7. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of Mechanical by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York (1878)
"338 A shows the electrical fuse so called, made by the Laflin & Rand company, which belongs to the second system above noted, and which it is claimed will ..."