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Meaning of FUZE

Pronunciation:  fyooz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any igniter by which an explosive charge is ignited
 

FUZE is a 4 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: fuse, fusee, fuzee, primer, priming
 
 See Also: detonating fuse, igniter, ignitor, light, lighter, safety fuse, time-fuse

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fuze\, n.
A tube, filled with combustible matter, for exploding a
shell, etc. See {Fuse}, n.

{Chemical fuze}, a fuze in which substances separated until
   required for action are then brought into contact, and
   uniting chemically, produce explosion.

{Concussion fuze}, a fuze ignited by the striking of the
   projectile.

{Electric fuze}, a fuze which is ignited by heat or a spark
   produced by an electric current.

{Friction fuze}, a fuze which is ignited by the heat evolved
   by friction.

{Percussion fuze}, a fuze in which the ignition is produced
   by a blow on some fulminating compound.

{Time fuze}, a fuze adapted, either by its length or by the
   character of its composition, to burn a certain time
   before producing an explosion.

 

 

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