Fuse plug

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1.(Ordnance) A plug fitted to the fuse hole of a shell to hold the fuse.
2.A fusible plug that screws into a receptacle, used as a fuse in electric wiring.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Fuse plugs are incorporated inside embankments to blow off flood if it exceeds barrage capacity which normally directs water to less inhibited areas to reduce flood damages.There is no reason why dams cannot mitigate floods.