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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If you see sparks, broken or frayed wires, or the smell of hot insulation is noticeable, turn off the electricity at either the main fuse box or circuit breaker.
Using machine vision to verify the assembly of the fuse box goes beyond the industry standard of validating serial fuse continuity," said Darryn La Zar, vice president of Sales and Marketing at Wineman Technology.
I called my son to go and get a fire extinguisher in my car and he brought it in and by then, the whole fuse box was on fire; the flames from it were going up through the roof, that was within the space of maybe three minutes.
The camera caught Mr Weir removing the fuses and wiping his fingerprints from the fuse box handles.
So Kathy climbed up on a seat, then on to a kitchen top, removed the safety cover to the fuse box and began inspecting the problem.
The STAR fuse box contains the repair information for the memories and is programmed at wafer sort.
Now imagine being the woman who lives in the at next to the fuse box.
In the case of loss of electric light or power, your fuse box, or consumer unit, will either have fuses or trip switches.
A good place to start checking is the fuse box - if it has rewirable fuses, for example, it's in need of an update because modern fuse boxes don't use fuse wire (however, fuse boxes are sometimes | Get a qualified to check your replaced without the rest of the wiring being updated, so you can't rely on this as an indicator).
A FAMILY of six fled their holiday chalet after sparks erupted from a fuse box as they slept.
Retro Report August, 1999 - The Duke of Edinburgh has expressed regret over a remark he made that a fuse box looked "as though it was put in by an Indian".
When an estate car failed, it was found that an 11-year-old boy left alone in the back seat had removed every fuse from the fuse box and hidden them in his pockets.