In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1fusible masculineplomo masculine Spaintapón masculine Southern Coneyou'll blow the fuse — vas a hacer saltar el fusible
- the fuses blew / went — saltaron los tapones
- to blow a fuse — estallar
- Make sure the dryer is plugged into an outlet suitable for its electrical needs as overloaded electrical outlets can result in blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers.
- The fuse structure may further include additional wiring over the electrical insulating layer at the same level as the fuse.
- The electromagnetic pulse generated by the test led to power surges in electrical cables in Hawaii, blowing fuses, streetlights, and circuit breakers.
- But fuses are designed to break when a large electrical current passes through them, as those who owned homes before the invention of the circuit breaker might remember.
- Hopefully, the bulk of the work should consist of resetting circuit breakers and replacing fuses.
- If the demand for electrical current exceeds the safety level, a fuse opens once and must be replaced to reconnect the circuit.
- Other problems have included broken wires and incorrect fuses that have been replaced over the years.
- Turn the power off at the furnace or by removing the fuse or pulling the circuit breaker that runs the furnace fan.
- I bought fuses for the power strips, but they popped immediately.
- The company, which supplies fuses to the electronics and car industry, has been in the town for more than 30 years.
- At the main circuit panel, locate the circuit for your fan/light and either remove the fuse or switch the circuit breaker to the off position.
- For spare carry a set of drive belts, hose pipes, loose electrical wire, insulation tape, extra fuses and coolant
- We didn't even touch the fuses or wiring, so it must be something to do with the MOT that didn't show up all the time the bulb was disconnected.
- Some appliances still work but an electrician spent most of yesterday checking wiring circuits and fuses.
- Shut off the breaker or remove the fuse for the fan circuit; and verify that it is off using a neon circuit tester.
- Electrical systems still using fuses may work just fine.
- Although low resistance wire is more costly, it will save money in the long run by reducing power loss or blown fuses and will increase safety.
- Investigators found the inverters' internal fuses broken but not melted or burned, leading them to believe they were broken in flight.
- Product groups include passive and electromechanical components, capacitors, resistive products, ferrites, fuses, inductors and filters.
- When the repairmen had done their work and departed, we broke the same fuses again and repeated the exercise with the other firms.
1.1British (short-circuit)to fuse the lights — hacer saltar los tapones Southern Cone
- you're going to fuse the circuit — vas a provocar un corto (circuito)
- The fork scorched a huge hole in Demi's night dress, destroyed a TV and fused all the electricity outlets in the house.
- The fire seemed to go out, and so did everything in the whole house, as I'd fused all the electrics.
- It was a tiny candle but for some reason it had fused the church's electrics.
- The staff also bring the firm's own generator for electricity, but today the torrential rain has fused a plug.
- Let's hope he leaves off the light switches at the Concert Hall as on his first visit to survey his new empire at Bothwell Sreet resulted in him fusing all the lights.
- Then, all of a sudden the sound just stopped - it turned out that the amplifier had fused some circuits.
- If there are two ways to connect something, I will unerringly opt for the wrong one and fuse every electrical appliance in the street.
(equip with fuse)ponerle un fusible a
- Electronic toys should also carry this mark, and parents should ensure that full instructions accompany any item, and that plugs are properly wired and fused.
- If there are not adequate receptacles, a fused and grounded power strip should be used instead of an ordinary extension cord.
1.3fused past participleElectricity(apparatus/plug) con fusible
- A Christmas window display in the shop of Messrs Tipping and Lee, coal merchants, Brook Street, Ilkley, was burned out through the fusing of an electric fairy light which formed part of the decorations.
- What it meant was that my heart's own electrical system had fused.
- But soon afterwards the cellar light fused and I couldn't face going down there in the dark and the wine rack was soon buried in cardboard boxes and broken chairs and all the other junk that cellars accumulate.
- That causes the lattice to vibrate and can ultimately induce changes in the microstructure that in turn cause a circuit to fail - the chip equivalent of a light-bulb filament fusing.
- By the time we got there it was twelve o'clock and wasn't very good, it was really loud in there that night, someone had spilt a pint over the DJ's equipment causing the amp to jam on full blast and the mixer to fuse.
- This means that the tenant must clean the premises, mend the electric light if it is fused, unstop blocked sinks and generally do the little jobs about the place which a reasonable tenant would do.
- The television electronics overloaded or fused or something and made some sparks, but Tom was standing right in front of it at the time.
- This caused an very high electricity bill and it caused the electrical appliances in the community centre to fuse.
- Next, the researchers placed the crystal-coated phages on a silicon surface and subjected them to a heat treatment that killed off the virus while fusing the crystals into a semi-conducting nanowire.
- I could have gone in for a molar from Kolar or one where porcelain was fused to metal (nickel or chromium alloys typically).
- Porcelain enamel is a specially formulated, highly durable glass permanently fused to metal under extremely high temperatures.
- There are different techniques of enamelling and one of them is when a vitreous coating is fused on to a metallic surface.
- Or it can be tinted by fusing colorful glass to the back of the tile so that it appears to have depth but is also opaque - a feature that no other type of tile can duplicate.
- As the glaze melts in firing, it fuses with the decoration, forming a glossy surface that maintains the line quality of the surface decoration.
- Once fusion began, the two disks fused completely within 1.3 s into a single large disk.
- The searing heat also fuses the soil into an impermeable layer that increases runoff and stream sedimentation and slows the forest's ability to recover.
- This means they have melted and fused together and onto your glass.
- You can't heat and fuse materials at about 2700 [degrees] F without a substantial fuel bill.
- The printer then transfers the toner from the drum to the paper and applies intense heat to fuse the toner to the paper.
- These cells are filled with finely powdered glass paste, which is then fused to the metal in a furnace.
- A solder ball is fused to the end of the conductors for connection of the connector to a circuit substrate.
- This core has an outer rind to 2 cm thick of pale yellow-green frothy glass grading outward to partially fused sand and gravel.
2.2(merge)fusionarthe fusing of several races — la amalgama de varias razas
- The intention of the Cao Dai faith is to fuse a new synthesis of the world's great religions, taking the best aspects of each.
- His blends of smooth sounds and ruff beats fuse old-school elements with the new, and his skill as a DJ is right up there too.
- In the adults of most vertebrates, the braincase is largely fused into a single solid mass.
- Second, there was no single flowmaster to fuse all mobility requirements.
- Morover, both towns fused the cause of public health with that of cleanliness.
- One plan, which Miller has been promoting for five years, calls for 40 eastern and Mon Valley municipalities to voluntarily fuse into a single entity.
- Ubiquitous computing leads to the fusing of the digital and the physical.
- They have hind limbs that are at least four times as long as their front legs, and the foot bones are often fused into a single long cannon bone, which gives the animal greater leverage for jumping.
- Also, uniquely, the male and female parts of the flower are fused into a single structure, called the column.
- Further muddling my ability to fuse my private and public sense of my relationship is the paradox of race in general.
- Subsequent to this, the two small groups were fused into a single larger group.
- Voices Of White City is an exceptional project that fuses public art with the local community.
- Activists who developed their campaigning skills fighting neoliberalism in the 1980s and 90s risk being out maneuvered by a movement which fuses economic aspiration with family values.
- Their forebrains are fused into a single indivisible whole, and they always die at birth.
- He only married you to fuse the families together.
- He also determinedly reinvented the notion of the auteur by fusing it with public relations and advertising.
- And at times, the two sides merge, each fusing the other's major preoccupation to its own.
- Perhaps in Leonardo, more than any other person we mention in this article, mathematics and art were fused in a single concept.
- Instead, these two principles are fused into a single principle: the principle of conservation of mass-energy.
- The bottom-up saliency map is finally determined by fusing the conspicuity maps.
- Neither of these breaches necessarily involves anonymous sources, but that doesn't mean that the issues are not fused in the public's view of news media overall.
1BritishElectricityfundirsethe lights have fused — se han fundido los fusibles
2.1(metals) fundirse(atoms) fusionarse
- These observations indicate that the MTOCs of the two haploid nuclei failed to fuse, remaining as microtubule nucleating centers.
- At that point, deuterium atoms fuse together, the same way hydrogen atoms fuse in stars, releasing neutrons and energy in the process.
- A more direct approach, for example, would be one in which two protons fuse to form a deuteron.
- The additional membrane is provided by intracellular vesicles, which fuse with the plasma membrane.
- Solar neutrinos are produced when two protons fuse together to form a deuterium nucleus, a positron, and a neutrino.
- If conditions are right, protons and electrons then fuse into neutrons, creating a neutron star.
- The heat and the continued enzymatic action of rennin cause the protein to fuse into stringlike filaments, making the curd denser.
- Gravity then squeezes them further, and the centers get still hotter, until the helium nuclei fuse into the nuclei of heavier atoms.
- When vesicles arrive at their destination, they fuse into the target membrane.
- Over the first few weeks in the womb, they fuse into one.
- Still other universes might resemble our own cosmos more closely, but have strong forces so much stronger than ours that all their hydrogen would fuse into helium early on.
- Once the two desmids have joined, their cytoplasm fuses into a single diploid cell, the zygote, which encases itself in a thick wall.
- In sexually reproducing organisms two gametes fuse to form a zygote, which then develops into an adult.
- It demands a tenfold increase in temperature before it will fuse into heavier elements.
- When two sex cells fuse into one, the newly formed cell receives one chromosome from each of the parent cells.
- They hypothesize that four hydrogen atoms fuse with each other in a series of reactions to form a single helium atom.
- The ascomycete fungi are haploid at all times other than when the gametes fuse to produce the zygote.
- Iron is the heaviest substance that a star can make in its life because heavier elements require more energy to fuse together than they release, so the star collapses.
- When the atoms fuse into a plasma they release energy that can be harnessed to generate electricity.
- Eventually, the dikaryon forms sexual sporangia in which the nuclei fuse into one, which then undergoes meiosis to form haploid spores, and the cycle is repeated.
1(of powder) mecha feminine(detonator) espoleta feminine
- A conventional bomb has a casing containing explosives, a detonation or ignition system, and an initiation device or fuse.
- We are, perhaps literally, sitting on a bomb with a fuse of uncertain length.
- He then returned with the homemade bomb, which comprised plastic explosives packed into a plastic container and a motion-trigger fuse, said Mr Shears.
- We only made them around Guy Fawkes as we could take the fuses from commercially made fireworks we bought and use them on the [censored] bombs.
- The Ijuin fuze allowed the shell to explode on impact rather than after it had penetrated the armor of enemy ships.
- Typically, these fuzes rely on mechanical arming and firing to initiate explosive line charges used for clearing a breached path through a series of mines or obstacles.
- The fuze is a self-powered, microprocessor controlled device and contains a radio frequency radar.
- On the day of lift-off, Wan, splendidly attired, climbed into his rocket chair and forty seven servants lit the fuses and then hastily ran for cover.
- Will the action of removing the fuse set off the explosive?
- What he doesn't know, of course is that he is the bomb, complete with remotely controlled fuse hidden somewhere in the car.
- Those fireworks never made it into the sky; the drunkards spilled beer on them and the fuses wouldn't light.
- When the time-delayed fuse is lit by pulling the pin, the powder burns, creating a deafening bang and a blinding flash.
- Greek special forces have captured a freighter carrying 680 tons of explosives, along with detonators and fuses, bound for North Africa.
- Fawkes's task was to light the slow fuse to ignite the barrels of gunpowder.
- Meanwhile, a fuse was burning; lit in Washington, it would explode here.
- A former chemist trained Mr Roche and a Malaysian man in how to light fuses.
- The cellar was searched and, hidden amid the large quantity of firewood stored there, 36 barrels of gunpowder were found, along with fuses.
- The new fuzes are easier to operate and more accurate and reliable than their predecessors.
- Lit at one end, the small amount of gunpowder in the core of the fuse burned slowly along the length of the cord that surrounded it.
- If the arming wire has been accidentally pulled during handling, the fuzes shift to the option mode.
- Lighting a fuse, she tossed the object over the cliff, and it exploded in a fiery blast on impact, blowing several of the creatures away.
- Most of the shells landed in soft snow and were duds; only those that struck rock or ice would detonate - unless they were airburst shells, which have fuses timed to explode before they hit the ground.
- The explosion was triggered in a classroom where students, aged 9-11, were inserting fuses into fireworks that had been filled with gunpowder by older students.
- The Warrior saw that the Hangman's human bombs had lit their fuses of dynamite.
- For instance, their Tellermine was fitted with screw sockets on the side and underneath to take various types of anti-lifting device, and anti-handling fuzes were issued.
- In a show of machismo he allowed the fuse to burn down almost to the very last before his friends began to scarper.
- He had separated the fuse and the detonator from the plastic explosive.
- The silly tension of passing along this bomb as the fuse slowly ticks away is great fun and adds much to the light spirit of the game.
- When the fuse is triggered, a conventional explosion causes the second subcritical mass to be propelled at a high velocity into the first subcritical mass.
- As the range of artillery increased, much longer delays time fuzes were necessary than could be provided by earlier designs such as the 5 second Bormann time fuze.
- There was only a little difference in the length of their fuses, but it was enough that the last one went off a full second later than the first.
- The new fuze will increase the ‘maximum efficiency’ significantly and give the British Trident submarines hard target kill capability for the first time.
- That one night of every year Dad was the all-knowing and responsible adult, lighting the fuses and stepping back, while Mum tried to stop me from blowing my own limbs off.
- When the fuse was lit I placed it gently in an upright position, as far as I could in the van without actually going in it.
- The fuze initiates an explosive train in the projectile causing the projectile to produce the desired effects.
- Even this development necessitated the continued use of the proximity fuze in the control of its point of detonation.
- And make propellant for fireworks, and make fuses to ignite the propellant to effectively disperse the oxides for very pretty fireworks!
- POF have extensive facilities for the manufacture of fuzes, detonators, and primers as detailed below.
- Also in his own statement (made on two occasions), he stated that he cupped the match whilst the fuse was being lit - albeit he considered that he made this statement under duress.
- Shells, hollow ammunition filled with gunpowder and equipped with a fuse, were the most common type of explosive artillery round used during the Civil War.
2(wick)mecha feminineto have a short fuse — tener pocas / malas pulgas
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