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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of fuse.
  • adj. Joined together by fusing.
  • adj. Melted.
  • adj. Furnished with a fuse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. joined together into a whole.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. joined together into a whole


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  • In a former paper, in which we dwelt much on this subject, we mentioned that we had the report of a very scientific friend, who had spent nearly a life of leisure and competence in experiments on pictures, that the paint of the old masters _fused_, not only where white lead had been used, but in every part; and we ourselves saw him try the experiment upon the background of an old picture, by means of the blow-pipe, and the result was a fused substance -- a glass.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 357, June, 1845

  • a and b are fused to form experience c, we should treat ˜fused™ as referring to a process in which

    The Unity of Consciousness

  • "Dymaxion" is a neologism fused from "dynamic," "maximum," and "tension;" Fuller applied it to several of his quixotic projects: the car, the house, the map of the world.

    Madison Smartt Bell: A Shape of Things to Come

  • The word fused several circuits in his brain for a few seconds.

    Sharp Edges

  • She specialized in fused glass for 25 years in Alaska and Hawaii before coming to Ajijic.

    Kimball Gallery In Chapala

  • In his work on human rights, Cassin fused his legal knowledge, his humanitarian instinct, and his belief in internationalism.

    René Cassin - Biography

  • I hadn’t been terribly inspired by anything I’d seen in fused glass, but I figured that it was one of the few types of glassworking I hadn’t tried yet, so I ought to give it a go.

    Kater’s Art » Blog Archive » Beetles in Amber

  • A run-on sentence – also known as a fused sentence – is a sentence in which two or more independent clauses run together, i.e. the clauses are not joined by a conjunction or by punctuation:

    November « 2008 « Sentence first

  • However, the cost of aluminum could be reduced by recycling it from the alumina using a process called fused salt electrolysis.

    Aluminum Alloy Releases Hydrogen From Water | Impact Lab

  • Claudio Castiglioni was born in Varese, where his father, Giovanni, founded Cagiva, a metalworking company whose name fused the first two letters of Castiglioni, Giovanni and Varese.

    NYT > Home Page


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