safety fuse

Definitions of safety fuse

n an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded

electrical fuse, fuse
cartridge fuse
a fuse cased in a tube
breaker, circuit breaker
a device that trips like a switch and opens the circuit when overloaded
plug fuse
a fuse with a thread that screws into a socket
Type of:
electrical device
a device that produces or is powered by electricity

n a slow-burning fuse consisting of a tube or cord filled or saturated with combustible matter; used to ignite detonators from a distance

Type of:
fuse, fusee, fuze, fuzee, primer, priming
any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant

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