Bickford fuse
Bickford fuse Bick"ford fuse or Bickford fuze Bick"ford fuze, or Bickford match Bickford match A fuse used in blasting, consisting of a long cylinder of explosive material inclosed in a varnished wrapping of rope or hose. It burns from 2 to 4 feet a minute. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • bickford fuse — ˈbikfə(r)d noun Usage: usually capitalized B Etymology: after William Bickford died 1834 English leather merchant, its inventor : safety fuse 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bickford fuze — Bickford fuse Bick ford fuse or Bickford fuze Bick ford fuze, or Bickford match Bickford match A fuse used in blasting, consisting of a long cylinder of explosive material inclosed in a varnished wrapping of rope or hose. It burns from 2 to 4… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bickford match — Bickford fuse Bick ford fuse or Bickford fuze Bick ford fuze, or Bickford match Bickford match A fuse used in blasting, consisting of a long cylinder of explosive material inclosed in a varnished wrapping of rope or hose. It burns from 2 to 4… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • William Bickford — (1774 1834) was born in Ashburton, Devon, England, and moved to first Truro and then Tuckingmill in Cornwall, where he worked as a currier. Tuckingmill was then in the heart of the Cornish mining industry, and Bickford would have been aware of… …   Wikipedia

  • Tuckingmill — The parish of Tuckingmill was constituted in 1845 being carved out of a western section of the parish of Illogan and an easterly section of Camborne parish and it covers 1300 acres. Tucking Mill was the Cornish term for a fulling mill which was… …   Wikipedia

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  • вогнепровідний шнур — огнепроводный шнур safety fuse, blasting fuse, Bickford fuse *Zündschnur шнур зіз серцевиною з курного (димного) пороху, оточений зовнішнім тай|та внутрішнім обплетенням, вологоізолюючою мастикою; швидкість горіння В.ш. становить приблизно 1… …   Гірничий енциклопедичний словник

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