Fuse plug
Fuse plug Fuse plug, or Fuze plug Fuze plug . 1. (Ordnance) A plug fitted to the fuse hole of a shell to hold the fuse. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. A fusible plug that screws into a receptacle, used as a fuse in electric wiring. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • Fuse plug — A fuse plug is a collapsible dam installed on spillways in dams to increase the dam s capacity.The principle behind the fuse plug is that the majority of water that overflows a dam s spillway can be safely dammed except in high flood conditions.… …   Wikipedia

  • fuse-plug — kamštinis saugiklis statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. fuse plug; plug fuse; safety plug vok. Patronensicherung, f; Schmelzstöpsel, m; Sicherungspatrone, f; Stöpselsicherung, f rus. пробковый предохранитель, m; пробочный… …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • fuse plug — kamštinis saugiklis statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. fuse plug; plug fuse; safety plug vok. Patronensicherung, f; Sicherungspatrone, f rus. предохранительная пробка, f; пробковый предохранитель, m; пробочный предохранитель, m …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • fuse plug levees — Under Mississippi Flood Control Act lower points for possible flood spillways were designated fuse plug levees. U. S. v. Sponenbarger, Ark., 308 U.S. 256, 60 S.Ct. 225, 227, 84 L.Ed. 230 …   Black's law dictionary

  • fuse plug levees — Under Mississippi Flood Control Act lower points for possible flood spillways were designated fuse plug levees. U. S. v. Sponenbarger, Ark., 308 U.S. 256, 60 S.Ct. 225, 227, 84 L.Ed. 230 …   Black's law dictionary

  • plug fuse — kamštinis saugiklis statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. fuse plug; plug fuse; safety plug vok. Patronensicherung, f; Schmelzstöpsel, m; Sicherungspatrone, f; Stöpselsicherung, f rus. пробковый предохранитель, m; пробочный… …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • plug fuse — kamštinis saugiklis statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. fuse plug; plug fuse; safety plug vok. Patronensicherung, f; Sicherungspatrone, f rus. предохранительная пробка, f; пробковый предохранитель, m; пробочный предохранитель, m …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • Fuse (hydraulic) — In hydraulic systems, a fuse is a component which prevents the sudden loss of hydraulic fluid pressure. It is a safety feature, designed to allow systems to continue operating, or at least to not fail catastrophically, in the event of a system… …   Wikipedia

  • fuse — fuse1 [fyo͞oz] vt., vi. fused, fusing [< L fusus, pp. of fundere, to pour out, shed: see FOUND3] 1. to melt or to join by melting, as metals 2. to unite as if by melting together; blend SYN. MIX fuse2 [fyo͞oz] …   English World dictionary

  • fuse — [[t]fju͟ːz[/t]] fuses, fusing, fused 1) N COUNT A fuse is a safety device in an electric plug or circuit. It contains a piece of wire which melts when there is a fault so that the flow of electricity stops. The fuse blew as he pressed the button… …   English dictionary

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