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fuse

verb To join or melt one substance into another.

fuse

(fūz) [L. fusus, poured]
1. A safety device consisting of a strip of wire made from easily meltable metal of predetermined conductance. The metal melts, breaking the circuit when excess current passes through.
2. To unite or blend together, as the coherence of adjacent body structures.
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These advantages are due to the very simple design of fuses.
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All the fuses working together will attempt to share the load current equally by increasing the resistance of a fuse element as more current attempts to flow through it.
The fuse encapsulation prevents heat and sparks from being exposed to the hazardous gases or dust in the environment
If the fuse is blown, you may find a spare one inside the fuse box cover.
Fuses are required to contain any violence or fire that occurs during the internal arc that is created when the fuse opens under a short-circuit condition.
Nearly all titanium resides in carbon-rich dust grains, so his results are consistent with Draine's model and the FUSE data.
Flat Fuses are used where two pieces are joined at a line, such as a belt or between several slate rocks, to conceal the fuse.
Regardless of the type of fuse to be replaced, be sure that hands are dry and feet are on a dry (preferably rubber) surface.
5 times their rated value, but that can vary according to the standards with which the fuse is rated.
A compact and touch-safe design with an easy-to-access lever for quick and sale fuse replacement.