There are 2 translations of fuse in Spanish:

fuse1

Pronunciation: /fjuːz/

n

  • 1 [Elec] fusible (m), plomo (m) (Esp) , tapón (m) (CS) you'll blow the fuse vas a hacer saltar el fusible or (CS tb) el tapón, vas a fundir el plomo (Esp) the fuses blew o went saltaron los fusibles or (CS) los tapones, se fundieron los plomos (Esp) to blow a fuse [person] [humorístico/humorous] explotar [familiar/colloquial], 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 (f) 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:

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vt

  • 1 [Elec] 1.1 (short-circuit) (BrE) to fuse the lights hacer* saltar los fusibles or (CS tb) los tapones, fundir los plomos (Esp) 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 p)
    [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 (BrE) [Elec] fundirse the lights have fused se han fundido los fusibles or (Esp tb) los plomos, han saltado los fusibles or (CS tb) 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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