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fuse boxnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​containerholding several ​fuses, such as all the ​fuses for the ​electricalsystem of a ​singlehouse
(Definition of fuse box from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fuse boxnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfjuz ˌbɑks/
a ​container that ​holds several ​fuses , for ​example for a ​home or ​vehicle
(Definition of fuse box from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fuse box”
in Arabic صُندوق الفِيوز…
in Korean 두꺼비집…
in Portuguese caixa do disjuntor, caixa de fusíveis…
in Catalan caixa de fusibles…
in Japanese ヒューズ箱…
in Chinese (Simplified) 保险丝盒…
in Chinese (Traditional) 保險絲盒…
in Italian scatola delle valvole…
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