from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of fuse1.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An alternative spelling of fuse in the sense of a detonator.
- v. To attach a fuze or similar detonator.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A tube, filled with combustible matter, for exploding a shell, etc. See fuse, n.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Simplified spellings of fuse, fusion.
- n. See fuse.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. 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.
At the head, they may have some explosives which are triggered by a crude fuze consisting of a bullet.
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.
Wretchard looks back at The Killer Angel, which most of us know as the proximity fuze created by Vannevar Bush and the Crosley Corporation: