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detonating fuse[′det‚ən‚ād·iŋ ′fyüz]
A device consisting of a core of high explosive within a waterproof textile covering and set off by an electrical blasting cap fired from a distance by means of a fuse line; used in large, deep boreholes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The multipoint initiation net consisted of mild detonating fuses
, a detonating charge, and an electric detonator.
Products manufactured at the facility included explosive powder containing mercury and lead, detonating fuses
, electric blasting caps, metal wires and aluminum and copper shells.
This effect may not have been achieved had we fired just high explosive ammunition with all point detonating fuses
. We would have had to fire at least twice as much of this ammunition to achieve the same effect.