fuze

Definitions of fuze
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n any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant

Synonyms:
fuse, fusee, fuzee, primer, priming
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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