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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
Translations of “fuse”
in Arabic فيوز…
in Korean 퓨즈…
in Malaysian sumbu…
in French détonateur…
in Turkish elektrik sigortası, bomba/patlayıcı düzeneğinde patlatıcı parça, fitil…
in Italian fusibile, valvola…
in Chinese (Traditional) 安全部件, 保險絲…
in Russian предохранитель, пробка, запал…
in Polish bezpiecznik, zapalnik…
in Vietnamese ngòi nổ, kíp nổ…
in Spanish mecha, espoleta…
in Portuguese fusível…
in Thai ฟิวส์…
in German der Zünder…
in Catalan fusible, plom…
in Japanese ヒューズ…
in Indonesian sumbu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 安全部件, 保险丝…
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