Time fuze
Fuze Fuze, n. A tube, filled with combustible matter, for exploding a shell, etc. See {Fuse}, n. [1913 Webster]

{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. See {fuzee}[1].

{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. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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