igniting fuse

igniting fuse

[ig′nīd·iŋ ‚fyüz]
(ordnance)
A fuse designed to initiate its main munition by an igniting action, as compared to the detonating action of a detonating fuse, and suitable only for munitions using a main charge of low explosive or other readily ignitable material.
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The big hit of the show, Fischli & Weiss's 1987-88 video Der Lauf der Dinge, documents a hilarious, hazardous studio-cure-laboratory chain-reaction: Collapsing planks push over lighted candles, igniting fuses, triggering explosions, flinging projectiles, bursting balloons, and so on.