fuze

Definitions:

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  • See <internalXref urlencoded="fuse">fuse</internalXref>.
  • Simplified spellings of <em>fuse, fusion.</em>
  • A tube, filled with combustible matter, for exploding a shell, etc. See <xref urlencoded="fuse">fuse</xref>, n.
  • a fuze in which substances separated until required for action are then brought into contact, and uniting chemically, produce explosion.
  • a fuze ignited by the striking of the projectile.
  • a fuze which is ignited by heat or a spark produced by an electric current.
  • a fuze which is ignited by the heat evolved by friction. See <er>fuzee</er>{1}.
  • a fuze in which the ignition is produced by a blow on some fulminating compound.
  • a fuze adapted, either by its length or by the character of its composition, to burn a certain time before producing an explosion.
  • An alternative spelling of <xref>fuse</xref> in the sense of a <xref>detonator</xref>.
  • To attach a fuze or similar <xref>detonator</xref>.
  • any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
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