In its place came something which, striving to fuse Urdu and Telugu, seemed to devalue both.
He pulled out a block of plastic explosive—enough to level the schoolyard—and dangled a fuse precariously close.
After choosing complementary beats, Minty Fresh considered what it would mean, emotionally, to fuse the tracks.
The author of the popular Pure and fuse has completed the trilogy with the new book, Burn.
Comedian Billy Eichner loves surprising unsuspecting New Yorkers on his fuse show, ‘Billy on the Street.’
To this he affixed a cap and fuse, and clapping on his tamp of clay, lit the fuse, and ran into the tunnel.
Three may in like manner collide and fuse into a single ring.
"He has lighted the fuse of the bomb," she said to him excitedly.
This afternoon, unknown to Saranoff, I tampered with that radite can and removed the fuse.
A circuit chart should give (circuit description and fuse size, the maker's name).
1680s, "to melt" (transitive), back-formation from fusion. Intransitive sense, "to become liquid," attested from 1800. Figurative sense of "blend different things" is first recorded 1817. Related: Fused; fusing.
"combustible cord or tube for lighting an explosive device," also fuze, 1640s, from Italian fuso "spindle" (so called because the originals were long, thin tubes filled with gunpowder), from Latin fusus "spindle," of uncertain origin. Influenced by French fusée "spindleful of hemp fiber," and obsolete English fusee "musket fired by a fuse." Meaning "device that breaks an electrical circuit" first recorded 1884, so named for its shape, but erroneously attributed to fuse (v.) because it melts.