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fuse2

fuse2

 
pronunciation:
fyuz
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: fused, fuses, fusing
definition 1: to cause to become liquid by using heat; melt.
Iron workers use extreme heat to fuse the iron ore.
definition 2: to cause to combine by melting together or as if by melting together.
The foundry fuses zinc and copper to make brass.They fused their ideas to come up with a plan.
antonyms:
disconnect, separate
similar words:
unify
definition 3: to become liquid after being heated; melt.
Some synthetic fabrics fuse if the iron is too hot.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an electrical device with a connection that melts if there is too much heat. Fuses protect buildings by breaking a circuit before a fire can start.
derivation: fused (adj.)
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