fuse box


Definition of fuse box

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

    :  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

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

  1. :  to equip with a fuse

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

    :  a widely cultivated shrub (B. sempervirens) used for hedges, borders, and topiary figures

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

    :  an open cargo container of a vehicle

    :  coffin

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

  1. :  a punch or slap especially on the ear

  1. :  to hit (as the ears) with the hand

    :  to engage in boxing with

    :  to fight with the fists :  engage in boxing

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