Definition of Time-fuse

1. Noun. A fuse made to burn for a given time (especially to explode a bomb).

Generic synonyms: Fuse, Fusee, Fuze, Fuzee, Primer, Priming



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Time-fuse

time-bill
time-bills
time-bomb
time-bombs
time-book
time-compensated gain
time-consuming
time-delay
time-delay measuring instrument
time-delay measuring system
time-delays
time-dependent
time-exposure
time-frame
time-fuse (current term)
time-gain compensation
time-honored
time-honoured
time-independent
time-invariant
time-keeper
time-keepers
time-keeping
time-killer
time-killers
time-lapse
time-lapse microscopy
time-like
time-limit

Literary usage of Time-fuse

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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 ..."

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