Fuse lighter | Article about fuse lighter by The Free Dictionary
fuse lighter[′fyüz ‚līd·ər]
A device for facilitating the ignition of the powder core of a fuse.
A special device for the purpose of igniting safety fuses.
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They are built up over time inside stars, as they fuse lighter
elements into heavier ones through nuclear fusion at their cores.
In the case of the 250-millimeter shells, the detonator and fuse lighter
were enclosed in the shell with tip or nose up.
Then, when the burning switches to a detonation, the higher density of the exploding star makes it easier to fuse lighter
nuclei into heavier ones to produce nickel-56.