time fuze

time fuze
noun
: a fuze that detonates a bursting charge after a definite interval of time has elapsed

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time fuze or time fuse,
a fuze that will burn for a certain time, used to set off a charge of explosive.

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  • variable time fuze. — See proximity fuze. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Concussion 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Electric 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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