fuze

Definitions of fuze
  1. noun
    any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    synonyms: fuse, fusee, fuzee, primer, priming
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    types:
    detonating fuse
    a fuse containing an explosive
    safety fuse
    a slow-burning fuse consisting of a tube or cord filled or saturated with combustible matter; used to ignite detonators from a distance
    time-fuse
    a fuse made to burn for a given time (especially to explode a bomb)
    type of:
    igniter, ignitor, light, lighter
    a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires
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