Meaning of FUSE in English

FUSE

I.

noun

1 ( AmE also fuze ) device that makes a bomb explode

ADJECTIVE

▪ short

▪ long , slow

VERB + FUSE

▪ set

He set the ~ to thirty minutes.

▪ light

2 in an electric circuit

ADJECTIVE

▪ 5-amp , 10-amp , 13-amp , etc.

▪ blown

VERB + FUSE

▪ change , replace

▪ blow

When the machine was switched on it blew a ~.

FUSE + VERB

▪ blow

Fuses blow if they are overloaded.

FUSE + NOUN

▪ wire ( BrE )

▪ box

The fire started in the ~ box downstairs.

II.

verb

Fuse is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ light

Fuse is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ element

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .