fuse

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfjuːz/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/fyuz/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fyo̅o̅z)


Inflections of 'fuse' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
fuses
v 3rd person singular
fusing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
fused
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
fused
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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fuse

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. blew a fuse
  2. a fuse blew
  3. did a fuse blow?
  4. let me go check the fuses
  5. replace a fuse
  6. a fuse to [prevent, protect]
  7. find the blown fuse
  8. a safety fuse
  9. he blew a fuse when he [heard, found out]
  10. he is going to blow a fuse when he [hears]
  11. they'll blow a fuse if you don't [call, go, answer, say something]
  12. the [bomb's, firework's] fuse
  13. light the fuse
  14. the fuse is lit
  15. informal: he's known to have a short fuse
v
  1. fuse [it, them] together
  2. fuse the [top to the base, ceramic to the metal]
  3. allow the [bone, break] to fuse
  4. allow the bones to fuse (themselves) together
  5. fuse [glass, metal, atoms]
  6. had fused together
  7. atoms fused to form
n as adj
  1. the fuse box
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