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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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Using salt in the fusing process is a bad method that tends to be taught frequently in ice-carving books and classes.
When attempting natural peg fusing in a warm and melting environment, the sculptor should allow both pieces to freeze separately.
Following issuing of the patents, Interscience has made arrangements to be the sole provider of Fusing Agent in Belgium and the United Kingdom as well.