fuse box

noun

Definition of fuse box

:a box that contains the fuses for the electrical system in a building

Word by Word Definitions

fuse play
  1. : to reduce to a liquid or plastic state by heat

  2. : to blend thoroughly by or as if by melting together : combine

  3. : to stitch by applying heat and pressure with or without the use of an adhesive

  1. : an electrical safety device consisting of or including a wire or strip of fusible metal that melts and interrupts the circuit when the current exceeds a particular amperage

  1. : a continuous train of a combustible substance enclosed in a cord or cable for setting off an explosive charge by transmitting fire to it

  2. : a mechanical or electrical detonating device for setting off the bursting charge of a projectile, bomb, or torpedo

  1. : to equip with a fuse

box play
  1. : an evergreen shrub or small tree (genus Buxus of the family Buxaceae, the box family) with opposite entire leaves and capsular fruits

  1. : a rigid typically rectangular container with or without a cover : such as

  2. : an open cargo container of a vehicle

  3. : coffin

  1. : to enclose in or as if in a box

  2. : to hem in (someone, such as an opponent)

  1. : a punch or slap especially on the ear

  1. : to hit (something, especially someone's ears) with the hand

  2. : to engage in boxing with

  3. : to fight with the fists : engage in boxing

  1. : to name the 32 points of (the compass) in their order


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