fuse lighter

fuse lighter

[′fyüz ‚līd·ər]
(engineering)
A device for facilitating the ignition of the powder core of a fuse.

fuse lighter

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.