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time fuse

[′tīm ‚fyüz]
(engineering)
A fuse which contains a graduated time element to regulate the time interval after which the fuse will function.
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with detonator and time fuse, on each plunger, and exploding the shells in place.
A road mine, consisting of four charges of perdit of about 60 kilograms each, placed four feet under the roadway and connected with time fuse and detonators, was found at another location in this area.
Time fuses can be split and by using several match heads, this can cause ignition.
When I Was Born For The Seventh Time fuses hip-hop beats with sitars and tablas.
The Rainbow worked its way north to Esquimalt where real ammunition now awaited but this time fuses were lacking.