from The Century Dictionary.
- Simplified spellings of fuse, fusion.
- noun See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A tube, filled with combustible matter, for exploding a shell, etc. See
- noun a fuze in which substances separated until required for action are then brought into contact, and uniting chemically, produce explosion.
- noun a fuze ignited by the striking of the projectile.
- noun a fuze which is ignited by heat or a spark produced by an electric current.
- noun a fuze which is ignited by the heat evolved by friction. See
- noun a fuze in which the ignition is produced by a blow on some fulminating compound.
- noun a fuze adapted, either by its length or by the character of its composition, to burn a certain time before producing an explosion.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun An alternative spelling of
fusein the sense of a detonator.
- verb To attach a fuze or similar
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
Sorry, no etymologies found.
All shells, unless otherwise ordered, are fitted and issued from the shell-houses with the 5-seconds fuze, which is to be regarded as the general working fuze.
When firing against ships or earthworks, the fuze should be a little longer than necessary, in order to reach the object before bursting; but a little shorter when firing against boats or masses of troops, in order to insure its bursting in front of them.
Based on feedback from the Navy scientists, Nadler can tweak the structures to help optimize the overall device - known as a fuze - which controls when and where a munition will explode.
FUZE PLUG EXTRACTORS for | If required by kind of fuze |
FUZE EXTRACTORS, wrench No. | If required by kind of fuze |
In stowing shell-rooms, filled shells are to be stowed together in boxes or bags; those having fuzes of different times of burning, and each kind of fuze, will be placed in tiers or ranges distinctly separate.
I have an att fuze and i dont get any dropped calls my data speed is a little bit on the slow side (testmyiphone shows higher then edge speeds though) but other then that no real problems.
The reception on my att fuze (touch pro for you verizon people) is Great.
At the head, they may have some explosives which are triggered by a crude fuze consisting of a bullet.
Wretchard looks back at The Killer Angel, which most of us know as the proximity fuze created by Vannevar Bush and the Crosley Corporation: