fuse box


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fuse box

The metal box that contains a building's fuses (safety devices that keep circuits from overloading) The electrician is taking a look at the fuse box right now.
See also: box, fuse

fuse box

n. the head; the brain. I’m afraid she’s missing a little something in the fuse box.
See also: box, fuse
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A district judge at Llandudno court was told cigarettes and tobacco had been concealed in a metal door and an industrial-sized fuse box which slid sideways to reveal the products.
It leaked through our wardrobes, but also unfortunately into the fuse box which blew out the electricity supply.
40pm as the fuse box, containing the electricity meter, was sparking and smoking.
Once the fire was out the brigade called it an accidental fuse box blow out.
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.
But it still comes as something of a relief to hear a little later that it was only the fuse box blowing up, and the fire crew had indeed put the flames out.
Mr Jones said police found a further pounds 10,000 worth of amphetamine stored in a fuse box, two digital scales, money bags and pounds 320 cash.
At this point, you still have one more thing to check before calling the electrician: the circuit breaker box, or fuse box if you have an older home.
After generating the repair signature as it does in the one-time method, in the multiple-time method, the processor programs the fuse box autonomously.
On 22 November, a fire started in an electrical fuse box under the control room of the BR2 (Belgian reactor2) at the nuclear research centre in Mol.
Our engineers later found that a builder had done a slipshod job of by-passing a fuse box so that they could get temporary supply to use electric tools,'' said the spokesman.
I found the fuse box, but can't find a fuse responsible for the lighter.