Definition of Time-fuse
1. Noun. A fuse made to burn for a given time (especially to explode a bomb).
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Literary usage of Time-fuse
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"d concussion, concussion fuse. — à double effet, double-action fuse, combination fuse. — à durée, time fuse. — d effet retardé, delay-action fuse. ..."
2. Manufacture of Artillery Ammunition by John Herbert Van Deventer, E. A. Suverkrop, Robert Mawson, Fred Herbert Colvin (1917)
"The specifications resemble those of the detonator, some of the features being almost identical. Several parts of the British time fuse—including ..."
3. Naval Ordnance: A Text-book Prepared for the Use of the Midshipmen of the by Roland Irvin Curtin, Thomas Lee Johnson, United States Naval Academy (1915)
"A time-fuse is one which explodes by its own internal action after a definite time of ... The time-fuse depends upon the burning-interval of its train of ..."
4. English Mechanic and World of Science: With which are Incorporated "the (1885)
"The " E." time fuse is extinct. In ¡(a place we have the "Fuse Time and Concussion, Armstrong, medium," which is very similar in appearance to the E time ..."
5. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of Mechanical by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York (1878)
"1904, is both a concussion and a time fuse. The appearance of the paper case is similar to that of the Navy time fuse, but the internal arrangement is ..."