slow igniter cord

slow igniter cord

[′slō ig′nīd·ər ‚kȯrd]
(engineering)
An igniter cord made with a central copper wire around which is extruded a plastic incendiary material with an iron wire embedded to give greater strength; the whole is enclosed in a thin extruded plastic coating.
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