There are 2 translations of fuse in Spanish:

fuse1

Pronunciation: /fjuːz/

n

  • 1 [Electricity/Electricidad] fusible (m), plomo (m) (Spain/España) , tapón (masculine) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) you'll blow the fuse vas a hacer saltar el fusible or (in Southern Cone also/en Cono Sur también) el tapón, vas a fundir el plomo (Spain/España) the fuses blew o went saltaron los fusibles or (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) los tapones, se fundieron los plomos (Spain/España) to blow a fuse [person] [humorous/humorístico] explotar [colloquial/familiar], estallar
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    • If the demand for electrical current exceeds the safety level, a fuse opens once and must be replaced to reconnect the circuit.
    • Investigators found the inverters' internal fuses broken but not melted or burned, leading them to believe they were broken in flight.
    • Product groups include passive and electromechanical components, capacitors, resistive products, ferrites, fuses, inductors and filters.
  • 2 (for explosives) 2.1 (of powder) mecha (f); (detonator) espoleta (f) 2.2 (wick) mecha (feminine) to have a short fuse tener pocas or malas pulgas, ser* una polvorilla
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    • We are, perhaps literally, sitting on a bomb with a fuse of uncertain length.
    • Lit at one end, the small amount of gunpowder in the core of the fuse burned slowly along the length of the cord that surrounded it.
    • The Warrior saw that the Hangman's human bombs had lit their fuses of dynamite.
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    • For instance, their Tellermine was fitted with screw sockets on the side and underneath to take various types of anti-lifting device, and anti-handling fuzes were issued.
    • The fuze is a self-powered, microprocessor controlled device and contains a radio frequency radar.
    • What he doesn't know, of course is that he is the bomb, complete with remotely controlled fuse hidden somewhere in the car.

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There are 2 translations of fuse in Spanish:

fuse2

vt

  • 1 [Electricity/Electricidad] 1.1 (short-circuit) (British English/inglés británico) to fuse the lights hacer* saltar los fusibles or (in Southern Cone also/en Cono Sur también) los tapones, fundir los plomos (Spain/España) you're going to fuse the circuit vas a provocar un corto (circuito) 1.2 (equip with fuse) ponerle* un fusible a
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    • This round is fuzed with the M758 Point Detonating Self-Destruct fuze, developed and produced exclusively by Alliant Techsystems.
    1.3
    (fused past participle of/participio pasado de)
    [plug/apparatus] con fusible
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    • What it meant was that my heart's own electrical system had fused.
    • But soon afterwards the cellar light fused and I couldn't face going down there in the dark and the wine rack was soon buried in cardboard boxes and broken chairs and all the other junk that cellars accumulate.
    • That causes the lattice to vibrate and can ultimately induce changes in the microstructure that in turn cause a circuit to fail - the chip equivalent of a light-bulb filament fusing.
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    • Electronic toys should also carry this mark, and parents should ensure that full instructions accompany any item, and that plugs are properly wired and fused.
    • If there are not adequate receptacles, a fused and grounded power strip should be used instead of an ordinary extension cord.
  • 2 2.1 (melt together) alear, fundir 2.2 (merge) fusionar the fusing of several races la amalgama de varias razas
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    • Their forebrains are fused into a single indivisible whole, and they always die at birth.
    • He only married you to fuse the families together.
    • Instead, these two principles are fused into a single principle: the principle of conservation of mass-energy.
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    • You can't heat and fuse materials at about 2700 [degrees] F without a substantial fuel bill.
    • There are different techniques of enamelling and one of them is when a vitreous coating is fused on to a metallic surface.
    • The searing heat also fuses the soil into an impermeable layer that increases runoff and stream sedimentation and slows the forest's ability to recover.

vi

  • 1 (British English/inglés británico) [Electricity/Electricidad] fundirse the lights have fused se han fundido los fusibles or (in Spain also/en España también) los plomos, han saltado los fusibles or (in Southern Cone also/en Cono Sur también) los tapones
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    • If there are two ways to connect something, I will unerringly opt for the wrong one and fuse every electrical appliance in the street.
    • It was a tiny candle but for some reason it had fused the church's electrics.
    • Then, all of a sudden the sound just stopped - it turned out that the amplifier had fused some circuits.
  • 2 2.1 [metals] fundirse; [atoms] fusionarse 2.2 (unite) fusionarse, amalgamarse
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    • If conditions are right, protons and electrons then fuse into neutrons, creating a neutron star.
    • When the atoms fuse into a plasma they release energy that can be harnessed to generate electricity.
    • Gravity then squeezes them further, and the centers get still hotter, until the helium nuclei fuse into the nuclei of heavier atoms.

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Word of the day amnistiar
vt
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Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.