Significado de “fuse” - Diccionario inglés

fuse en inglés británico

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fusenoun [ C ]

uk /fjuːz/ us /fjuːz/

fuse noun [ C ] (SAFETY PART)

a small safety part in an electrical device or piece of machinery that causes it to stop working if the electric current is too high, and so prevents fires or other dangers:

My hairdryer's stopped working - I think the fuse has blown (= broken).
Have you tried changing the fuse?

fuse noun [ C ] (DEVICE ON EXPLOSIVE)

a string or piece of paper connected to a firework or other explosive product by which it is lit, or a device inside a bomb that causes it to explode after a fixed length of time or when it hits or is near something:

He lit the fuse and ran.

fuseverb [ I or T ]

uk /fjuːz/ us /fjuːz/

fuse verb [ I or T ] (STOP WORKING)

UK When an electrical device or piece of machinery fuses, or when someone or something fuses it, it stops working because the electric current is too high:

Either my headlights have fused or the bulbs have gone.
The kids were messing around with the switches and they fused the lights.

(Definición de fuse de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

fuse en inglés americano

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fusenoun [ C ]

us /fjuz/

fuse noun [ C ] (SAFETY DEVICE)

a safety device for protecting an electrical system which contains a material that will melt if too much electricity passes through the system

fuse noun [ C ] (EXPLOSIVE DEVICE)

a cord or tube along which a flame moves to light fireworks or bomb, or a device inside a bomb that causes it to explode at a particular time or when it hits something

fuseverb [ I/T ]

us /fjuz/

fuse verb [ I/T ] (JOIN)

to join or become combined, or to cause things to join:

[ I ] The two cells are fused with a jolt of electricity.
[ T ] The heat of the fire fused many of the machine’s parts together.

(Definición de fuse de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

fuse en inglés de negocios

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fuseverb [ I or T ]

uk /fjuːz/ us

to join together to form one thing, or to make something do this:

The merger would fuse three companies that together employ 3,500 people.
fuse into sth The municipalities may even, in the future, fuse into a single city.

(Definición de fuse de Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)