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Definition of "fused" [fused]

  • Having a protective device for safeguarding electric circuits, etc, containing a wire that melts and breaks the circuit when the current exceeds a certain value (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of fuse. (verb)

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  • Joined together by fusing. (adjective)
  • Melted. (adjective)
  • Furnished with a fuse. (adjective)

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Use "fused" in a sentence
  • "In a former paper, in which we dwelt much on this subject, we mentioned that we had the report of a very scientific friend, who had spent nearly a life of leisure and competence in experiments on pictures, that the paint of the old masters _fused_, not only where white lead had been used, but in every part; and we ourselves saw him try the experiment upon the background of an old picture, by means of the blow-pipe, and the result was a fused substance -- a glass."
  • "a and b are fused to form experience c, we should treat ˜fused™ as referring to a process in which"
  • ""Dymaxion" is a neologism fused from "dynamic," "maximum," and "tension;" Fuller applied it to several of his quixotic projects: the car, the house, the map of the world."