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Any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant.  Synonyms: fuse, fusee, fuzee, primer, priming.

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... the gun, and moreover the amount of composition to burn a stipulated time could not easily be gauged. The shell was, therefore, fitted with a hollow forged iron or copper plug, filled with slow-burning powder. It was impossible to ignite with certainty this primitive fuze simply by firing the gun; the fuze was consequently first ignited and the gun fired immediately afterwards. This entailed the use of a mortar or a very short piece, so that the fuze could be easily reached from the muzzle without unduly endangering the gunner. ...
— Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia

Words linked to "Fuze" :   igniter, time-fuse, fuse, light, priming, fuzee, fusee, ignitor, detonating fuse, safety fuse, lighter

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