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Verb: fuse  fyooz
  1. Add together different elements
    "The colours fuse well";
    - blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, coalesce, meld, combine, merge
     
  2. Become plastic, fluid or liquefied from heat
    "The substances fused at a very high temperature"
     
  3. Equip with a fuse; provide with a fuse
     
  4. Make liquid or plastic by heating
    "The storm fused the electric mains"
     
  5. [Brit] Stop working because of a blown fuse
Noun: fuse  fyooz
  1. An electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
    - electrical fuse, safety fuse
     
  2. Any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    - fuze [N. Amer], fusee, fuzee [N. Amer], primer, priming

Derived forms: fused, fusing, fuses

Type of: change integrity, electrical device, equip, fit, fit out, flux, igniter, ignitor, light, lighter, liquefy, liquify, melt, melt down, outfit, run

Antonym: defuse

Encyclopedia: Fuse, Shimane