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The gender gap is still wide enough for a crisis like the pandemic to pack it with explosives and light the fuse.
WORKING MOMS ARE NOT OKAYAMY JOYCE, ELLEN MCCARTHYOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It explained various chemical bonds and radioactive decays and how hydrogen nuclei in the sun are able to overcome their mutual repulsion and fuse, producing sunlight.
QUANTUM TUNNELS SHOW HOW PARTICLES CAN BREAK THE SPEED OF LIGHTNATALIE WOLCHOVEROCTOBER 20, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Grenell was tapped as foreign policy spokesperson for the Romney campaign in 2012, but after social conservatives blew a fuse, the relationship was ended after only 12 days.
RIC GRENELL JOINS RNC AS SENIOR ADVISER FOR LGBTQ OUTREACHCHRIS JOHNSONAUGUST 20, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
The spike in growth isn’t long-lived, however, because high levels of the hormone make the growth plates fuse, Dunsworth explained.
MALES ARE THE TALLER SEX. ESTROGEN, NOT FIGHTS FOR MATES, MAY BE WHY.CHRISTIE WILCOXJUNE 8, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Now we are beginning to understand what lights the fuse of these explosions.
MERGERS OF DENSE STELLAR REMNANTS ARE LIKELY TRIGGER FOR MANY SUPERNOVAEJOHN BARRATFEBRUARY 24, 2010THE SMITHSONIAN INSIDER
When the French generals reached the Austrian end they found a sergeant of engineers actually proceeding to fire the fuse.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
From the said mixture, although they tried it several times, it was impossible to fuse or melt the said ore.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
This Christian device is made of a jam-tin or crock filled with gun-cotton and nails, and has a fuse attached to it.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
The fuse is lighted and thrown by hand into the enemy's trench, where it explodes and does much execution.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
This is simply made out of an old jam tin, whilst the fuse is lit before firing the charge in the drain-pipe.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FUSE

  • bonding
  • brazing
  • cementing
  • combining
  • fixing
  • fusing
  • joining
  • linking
  • soldering
  • uniting
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