"fuses" in the noun sense
1. fuse, electrical fuse, safety fuse
an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
2. fuse, fuze, fusee, fuzee, primer, priming
any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
"fuses" in the verb sense
1. blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge
mix together different elements
"The colors blend well"
become plastic or fluid or liquefied from heat
"The substances fused at a very high temperature"
equip with a fuse provide with a fuse
make liquid or plastic by heating
"The storm fused the electric mains"
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