Meaning of FUSE in English


[verb] UKWhen an electrical device or piece of machinery fuses (US and ANZ blows a fuse) or someone or something fuses it (US and ANZ blows its fuse), it stops working because the electric current is too high.Either my headlights have fused or the bulbs have gone. [I]The kids were messing around with the switches and they fused the lights. [T](figurative) Your father's brain seems to fuse (= stop working) if he has to take in too many new things at once. [I]

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.