Meaning of FUSE in English
In electrical engineering , a safety device that protects electric circuits from the effects of excessive electric currents .
A fuse commonly consists of a current-conducting strip or wire of easily fusible metal; whenever the circuit is made to carry a current larger than that for which it is intended, the strip melts to interrupt it.
Britannica Concise Encyclopedia. Краткая энциклопедия Британика. 2012