time-delay fuse

time-delay fuse

[′tīm di¦lā ‚fyüz]
(electricity)
A fuse in which the burnout action depends on the time it takes for the overcurrent heat to build up in the fuse and melt the fuse element.

time-delay fuse

Any fuse in an electric circuit that takes more than 12 seconds to open at a 200% load.
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Time-delay fuse controls the sequence u from three to 30 seconds u in which the shell will fire
But the third lay undiscovered after plunging through the roof of a building and burying itself in the foundations ( its 18-hour time-delay fuse ticking on.
is a compact, time-delay fuse and holder system that meets internationally accepted IEC cylindrical fuse dimensions for 30A, 60A, and 100A operation and the Touch-Safe requirements of the IEC's IP20 finger safe protection standards.
There are four duplex grounded receptacles providing eight separate outlets and a 15A time-delay fuse. The transformer features a toroidal core construction, known for its low losses, low heat and low electro-magnetic interference, compared with conventional, stacked lamination type.
An electric signal ignites two fuses attached to a shell--a quick-match fuse and a time-delay fuse connected to a lift charge--before it ever leaves the ground (see diagrams, p.
As the shell soars into the air, the burning time-delay fuse ignites chemical-packed pellets called stars, which are buried inside the shell.
The anxious pilots simply had to hope that their bombs' time-delay fuses would buy them a few moments to escape from the ensuing explosions.
In the days before time-delay fuses, he says, "we'd find convoys but we couldn't hit them." His last mission "was to locate that convoy.
The conflict is the first chance military chiefs have had to use the bomb's time-delay fuses in active combat.
They had been primed with deadly time-delay fuses. The Germans had discovered that unexploded bombs wreaked even more havoc than bombs that exploded.
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