fuzee

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fuzee any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    • n fuzee a friction match with a large head that will stay alight in the wind
    • n fuzee a colored flare used as a warning signal by trucks and trains
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n fuzee See fusee.
    • n fuzee See fusee.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Fuzee the spindle in a watch or clock on which the chain is wound: a match used for lighting a pipe or cigar in the open air: a fuse: a fusil
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. fusée, a spindleful—Low L. fusata—L. fusus, a spindle.

Usage

In literature:

His shells, fitted with clockwork fuzes, burst very high, and were quite harmless.
"The Fifth Leicestershire" by J.D. Hills
How about those fuzes?
"The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood" by Arthur Griffiths
Time-fuzes are also very unreliable in rifle-guns; expanding projectiles cut off the flame from the fuze.
"Ordnance Instructions for the United States Navy." by Bureau of Ordnance, USN
To set the fuze, the fuze man merely turned a movable ring to the proper time mark.
"Artillery Through the Ages" by Albert Manucy
This hulk therefore remained in place, for the timed fuzes did not act.
"The Gulf and Inland Waters" by A. T. Mahan
Also used at night filled with fuze composition, and enlarged fuze-hole, to indicate the range.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
I want fuzes for shells.
"The Life of Thomas, Lord Cochrane, Tenth Earl of Dundonald, Vol. II" by Thomas Lord Cochrane
Their efficacy is in their recoil and the "graze" fuze they use.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
Put a three-minute time fuze on a couple of No.
"The Angel of the Revolution" by George Griffith
His third was a graze; so close that its proximity fuze functioned, detonating the cyclonite-packed war-head.
"Triplanetary" by Edward Elmer Smith
The metallic fuze bored out and a paper fuze of longer time inserted.
"An Artilleryman's Diary" by Jenkin Lloyd Jones
A piece of fuze, long enough to reach a little beyond the mouth of the hole, is inserted in the cartridge and tied fast.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
And Walt, using the focus rod for power, fuzed the control panel in an instant beyond all use.
"Earth Alert!" by Kris Neville
The determination of the fuze (by time shrapnel) follows.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
In the manufacture of time-fuzes again, asbestos washers are found most valuable.
"Asbestos" by Robert H. Jones
Everything should therefore be prepared beforehand to facilitate the loading of the mine and placing of the fuze.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 6" by Various
The end of the safety-fuze is then lit, and the jam tin is presented to the Hun.
"Men, Women and Guns" by H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile
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In news:

View full size Pet of the week: Fuze .
Fuze teas and juice drinks.
Expanded its Fuze lineup to include naturally flavored teas and juice drinks.
FUZE is introducing a new collection of teas and juice drinks.
ATLANTA — Fuze has launched a new collection of teas and juice drinks.
The new selections from Fuze include lemon iced tea.
I recently had an opportunity to test out Fuze Meeting on the iPad 2--and was impressed with the quality of the video conferencing, and how simple it is to use.
In fact, "responsiveness" can describe a lot of the Fuze 's features -- the start-up routine, once turned on, takes only about five seconds, a vast improvement from the mp3 players of only a couple years ago.
Coca-Cola to Buy Fuze Beverage.
Coca-Cola said yesterday that it had agreed to buy Fuze Beverage to add more juice, tea and energy drinks in an effort to catch up with PepsiCo.
Online bargain house Woot is offering the 4GB, refurbished version of SanDisk's Sansa Fuze for a mere $32.99 today.
As we reviewed back in 2008, the Fuze was one of our favorite media players, and remains so today.
Three weeks into testing SanDisk's Sansa Fuze, it's performed very well.
The German-made DVS Fuze is used to master digital cinema outputs, including those required for 3D projection.
The new Sansa Fuze features a 1.9-inch color screen and has the ability to play a variety of music format from MP3 to WAV formats.
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