fuse box


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fuse box

[′fyüz ‚bäks]
(electricity)

fuse box

A cutout box containing the fuses for an electric circuit.
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The ex-Coronation Street star said she was paralysed by a surge from a fuse box.
A police officer investigating the theft at the scene approached James, who was going to Slater's flat at the time, as he matched the description of the man reported to have stolen the fuse box.
On his way back he saw a communal door to a block of flats was open and took the opportunity to steal a fuse box - but the box belonged to a woman who relied on it to power a feeding machine for her seriously ill son.
Police and trading standards found the haul in a store room concealed in a false electrical fuse box. Officers also discovered the store was selling packets of 20 cigarettes for PS3 instead of the normal retail price PS10.
May's recall was the company's second in 2018, asit had previously recalled 312,000 carsover fears a connector between the battery and fuse box could prematurely wear, causing the vehicles to stall.
You may not think you need an illuminated fuse box, but if a circuit breaker trips, it's not much fun fumbling around in the dark, trying to find a torch so you can see to turn it back on - especially since fuse boxes are often fitted in dark places like cupboards.
After this, the electrician can wire up everything and connect the new fuse box, so you're back in business.
According to the report, the cable connectors and a fuse box terminal in the cars can degrade over time, and that can break the electrical connection between the boot-mounted battery and the fuse box at the front.
Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre founder Tony Waters said it was not the first time the shelter lost power and the fuse box was earlier repaired by the Electricity and Water Authority (EWA), but it could only operate half of the complex's air-conditioning units.
But with late-model cars, finding the fuse box can be a challenge.
BLAZE RIPS THROUGH CRAFT SHOP A GIFT shop was destroyed when its roof collapsed in a blaze started when a fuse box short-circuited.