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fusee

[fyü′zē]
(horology)
In a timepiece, a conical pulley with grooves in a spiral configuration from which a cord or chain unwinds onto a barrel containing the spring; the increasing diameter of the pulley compensates for the lessening power of the spring.
(veterinary medicine)
A bony growth occurring on a horse's leg. Also spelled fuzee.
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In early and later poorer quality clocks, the power of the spring inside the barrel is transferred to the fusee via a gut or wire line," Edward said.
In about 1726, John Harrison enhanced the accuracy of the fusee even further by adding a maintaining power spring to keep his marine chronometers running during winding.
2000 Fusee Merlot, California: Like its cabernet counterpart, this wine is lighter, fresh and has just the right amount of acidity.
Mardi, l'explosion de la fusee Antares de la societe americaine Orbital Sciences, transportant une capsule non habitee destinee a ravitailler la Station spatiale internationale (ISS), mettait de nouveau en lumiere les risques lies a l'exploration spatiale.
Solo un observador lucido como Fusee puede ser capaz de registrar con su camara lo que va a ser un testimonio invaluable.
En gros, c'est la tete chercheuse de la fusee linguistique: l'aimantation, la directivite-pour des gens qui se sentent concernes par le discours.
The wonderfully creative brands Screw Kappa Napa, Fusee and Mia's Playground are recognized for their hip creative packaging and names," said Fredrickson.
La societe americaine SpaceX a effectue une nouvelle premiere dans l'histoire de l'industrie spatiale en lancant une fusee deja utilisee, rapporte Reuters.
Surtout apres le tir, en janvier dernier, d'une nouvelle fusee nord-coreenne.
Depuis fevrier 2012, Pyongyang a effectue deux tirs de fusee (dont un reussi en decembre), consideres par les Occidentaux comme des essais deguises de missiles balistiques, un essai nucleaire qui lui a valu un nouveau train de sanctions a l'ONU, annonce le redemarrage de ses activites nucleaires et positionne des missiles de moyenne portee sur sa cote est.
A French-patinated bronze, ormolu and white marble eight-day sculptural mantel clock, circa 1860, the face in the form of a globe flanked by a pair of putti plotting a position, sold for pounds 700, and a brass inlaid mahogany eight-day drop-dial timepiece, circa 1830, with single fusee movement, signed 'F.
Indeed, the same collocation of cannon and floral explosion occurs in "Chevaux de frise": "La fusee s'epanouit fleur nocturne" (OP, p.