safety fuse

1. a slow-burning fuse consisting of a tube or cord filled or saturated with combustible matter; used to ignite detonators from a distance
Hypernyms: ↑fuse, ↑fuze, ↑fusee, ↑fuzee, ↑primer, ↑priming
2. an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
Syn: ↑fuse, ↑electrical fuse
Derivationally related forms: ↑fuse (for: ↑fuse)
Hypernyms: ↑electrical device
Hyponyms: ↑cartridge fuse, ↑circuit breaker, ↑breaker, ↑plug fuse

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • safety fuse — padegamoji virvutė statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Pirotechninio mišinio pripildytas lankstus, neperšlampamas vamzdelis, degantis stabiliu greičiu, naudojamas liepsnai į detonatorių perduoti su nustatytu delsimu. atitikmenys: angl. safety… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • safety fuse — noun 1》 a protective electric fuse. 2》 a fuse that burns at a constant slow rate, used for the controlled firing of a detonator …   English new terms dictionary

  • safety fuse — /ˈseɪfti fjuz/ (say sayftee fyoohz) noun 1. a fuse in an electrical circuit which prevents overloading which might cause damage or fire in the circuit. 2. a fuse for igniting explosives which burns slowly, allowing those who have lit it to move… …   Australian English dictionary

  • safety-fuse — security device used in electrical systems, fuse …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Fuse (explosives) — In an explosive, pyrotechnic device or military munition, a fuse (or fuze) is the part of the device that initiates function. In common usage, the word fuse is used indiscriminately. However, when being specific (and in particular in a military… …   Wikipedia

  • safety — n. (pl. ies) 1 the condition of being safe; freedom from danger or risks. 2 (attrib.) a designating any of various devices for preventing injury from machinery (safety bar; safety lock). b designating items of protective clothing (safety helmet) …   Useful english dictionary

  • fuse — I n. tube, wick used to set off an explosive charge 1) to light a fuse 2) a slow fuse (also fig.) II n. safety device 1) to blow, blow out (esp. AE) a fuse 2) to change a fuse 3) a safety fuse 4) a fuse blows, blows out (esp. AE) 5) (misc …   Combinatory dictionary

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