Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fuse

2 senses of fuse

Sense 1
fuse, electrical fuse, safety fuse -- (an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded)
       => electrical device -- (a device that produces or is powered by electricity)

Sense 2
fuse, fuze, fusee, fuzee, primer, priming -- (any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant)
       => lighter, light, igniter, ignitor -- (a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires; "do you have a light?")

Antonyms of verb fuse

1 of 4 senses of fuse

Sense 3
fuse -- (equip with a fuse; provide with a fuse)
       Antonym of defuse (Sense 1)
      => defuse -- (remove the triggering device from)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb fuse

4 senses of fuse

Sense 1
blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge -- (mix together different elements; "The colors blend well")
       => change integrity -- (change in physical make-up)

Sense 2
fuse -- (become plastic or fluid or liquefied from heat; "The substances fused at a very high temperature")
       => liquefy, flux, liquify -- (become liquid or fluid when heated; "the frozen fat liquefied")

Sense 3
fuse -- (equip with a fuse; provide with a fuse)
       => equip, fit, fit out, outfit -- (provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities")

Sense 4
fuse -- (make liquid or plastic by heating; "The storm fused the electric mains")
       => melt, run, melt down -- (reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating; "melt butter"; "melt down gold"; "The wax melted in the sun")

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