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English definition of “fuse”

fuse

noun [C]     /fjuːz/
ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT a small object that stops electrical equipment working if there is too much electricity going through it: The fuse has blown. You'll have to change it. a fuse box Electrical components and circuitry
BOMB the part of a bomb or other explosive object that starts the explosion: Light the fuse, and then stand back.Explosives in generalBombs and missiles
(Definition of fuse noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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