Definitions for FUSE

FUSE fuse

Spelling: [fyooz]
IPA: /fyuz/

Fuse is a 4 letter English word. It's valid Scrabble word worth 7 points. It's valid Words with friends word worth 8 points.

You can make 16 anagrams from letters in FUSE (efsu).

Definitions for FUSE


  1. a tube, cord, or the like, filled or saturated with combustible matter, for igniting an explosive.
  2. fuze (def 1).
  3. Electricity. a protective device, used in an electric circuit, containing a conductor that melts under heat produced by an excess current, thereby opening the circuit. Compare circuit breaker.


  1. have a short fuse, Informal. to anger easily; have a quick temper.
  2. blow a fuse, Informal. to lose one's temper; become enraged:

verb (used with object)

  1. fuze (def 3).
  2. to combine or blend by melting together; melt.
  3. to unite or blend into a whole, as if by melting together:

verb (used without object)

  1. to become liquid under the action of heat; melt:
  2. to become united or blended:
  3. Chiefly British. to overload an electric circuit so as to burn out a fuse.

Origin of FUSE

1635-45; Italian fuso Latin fūsus spindle

Examples for FUSE

Vard, who had taken out a cigarette, held the tip tranquilly to his fuse.

But they were detached fires, and they did not fuse into a general mass at any time.

Comedian Billy Eichner loves surprising unsuspecting New Yorkers on his fuse show, ‘Billy on the Street.’

Three may in like manner collide and fuse into a single ring.

The author of the popular Pure and fuse has completed the trilogy with the new book, Burn.

In its place came something which, striving to fuse Urdu and Telugu, seemed to devalue both.

The classes, which can only be booked as semi-private, fuse the practices of Gyrotonic and Pilates.

How'n the name of Pluto will he handle things if a fuse blows?

But these excellences, though found in a hareem, will not fuse, as in a poem or a picture.

McKibben has called Keystone XL “a fuse to the second largest deposit of carbon on the planet.”

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