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 for Electric fuze
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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, produce explosion.
     Concussion fuze, a fuze ignited by the striking of the
     Electric fuze, a fuze which is ignited by heat or a spark
        produced by an electric current.
     Friction fuze, a fuze which is ignited by the heat evolved
        by friction. See fuzee[1].
     Percussion fuze, a fuze in which the ignition is produced
        by a blow on some fulminating compound.
     Time fuze, a fuze adapted, either by its length or by the
        character of its composition, to burn a certain time
        before producing an explosion.
        [1913 Webster]

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