detonating fuse


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detonating fuse

[′det‚ən‚ād·iŋ ′fyüz]
(engineering)
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.