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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.
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.
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.
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