electrical fuse

Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.electrical fuse - an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloadedelectrical fuse - an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
cartridge fuse - a fuse cased in a tube
circuit breaker, breaker - a device that trips like a switch and opens the circuit when overloaded
electrical device - a device that produces or is powered by electricity
plug fuse - a fuse with a thread that screws into a socket
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
The young boy then went into a room with the electrical fuse box, and started paying with the partially opened circuits.
A WEST Bromwich shop which used a dummy electrical fuse box to hide illegal cigarettes worth PS7,000 has had it licence to sell alcohol revoked.
Electrical fuse boxes must be locked, a limited number of switches must be made to prevent unauthorized access.
The lawmen failed to arrest any illegal miners but seized mining tools, including a generator set, two pieces of electrical fuse, a Safex-3 explosive-Class 2, a blasting cap, three sets of detonating cord with blasting caps, a roll of exhaust hose, one piece of mallet, 60 pieces of Superdyne Explosives and other tunneling tools.
Additional items discovered revealed an electrical fuse panel improperly labeled, and defective PPE provided near powered machinery.
Today, non-volatile memory (NVM) including EEPROM, Flash, electrical fuse, and antifuse is used as the storage element in consumer products like set-top boxes, DTV and mobile handsets.
Many people throughout the building reported smoke filling their flats after the fire broke out in an electrical fuse box on the mezzanine level of one of the apartments.
A spokesman at the school said the fire crews from Flint and Holywell waited at the school while electrical engineers from Scottish Power arrived to sort out the problem, which is believed to have been linked to an electrical fuse box.
A faulty electrical fuse is believed to have caused the blaze.
It also uses two critical protection features--an electrical fuse preventing overcurrent and a mechanical limit switch preventing overtravel--to ensure that the user's equipment investment and test schedule are safe and secure.
RESIDENTS of a block of flats were evacuated by fire fighters after an electrical fuse box caught alight.