fusee(redirected from Claude-Henri de Fusee de Voisenon)
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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.
A bony growth occurring on a horse's leg. Also spelled fuzee.
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