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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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But passengers and crew spotted him trying to light the fuse attached to his trainers and intervened.
They're the all-in-one firework display - simply light the fuse, stand back and join the "ohhs" and "ahhs".
I didn't light the fuse that set off all these allegations.
Atonement, his latest, reaches back to an apparently idyllic afternoon in the 1930s, where a fanciful child is preparing home theatricals, to light the fuses which will devastate the lives of an entire family.
The Israelis complain that Hezbollah fighters hide in the villages, emerging to commit terrorist acts or light the fuses on rockets, then return to civilian areas.