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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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In this test, the differences between specimens A and B were not statistically significant, except for the normalized fracture index in which the fused silica shell had the edge.
From these tests, it was concluded that using fused silica--instead of alumino-silicate for the slurry and stucco (or even for just the slurry)--makes for a more autoclave crack resistant shell.
Pricing for the TBW Tantalum Fused Capacitor starts $6.
For more information about AVX's TBW Series Tantalum Fused Capacitors, contact AVX Sales and Marketing at 801 17th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach, S.
FS-Virtual Agent(TM) rounds out a suite of services and technology available from Fused Solutions, which currently includes the following solution elements:
The agreement includes GE's fused imaging systems, Discovery(TM) LS and Discovery(TM) VI, and GE's sophisticated Advance(TM) NXi PET system.
Dynasil Corporation of America (OTCBB:DYSL), manufacturer of synthetic fused silica for the semi-conductor, laser, space, and optical components industries announced following their annual shareholders meeting that they expect to post record revenues and earnings for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001.
FONS Corporation, a leading provider of fiber optic components and interconnect solutions, has expanded its manufacturing capabilities to include a broad line of fused components, including wideband couplers, splitters, taps, coarse WDMs and gain flattening filters.
While it is our hope that American forces do not come under attack, based on extensive testing against many types of proximity fused weapons, we have confidence in the ability of the Shortstop system to defeat an attack thus deterring that possibility," Gust added.