percussˈion-fuse noun
A fuse in a projectile that acts on striking
• • •
Main Entry:percuss

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • percussion fuse — noun : fuse I 2 …   Useful english 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

  • 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

  • Fuse (Colin James album) — Infobox Album | Name = Fuse Type = Album Artist = Colin James Released = November 14, 2000 Recorded = Genre = Blues Length = 52:59 Label = Warner Producer = Joe Hardy, Colin James, Craig Northey Reviews = *Allmusic… …   Wikipedia

  • Percussion fuze — Fuze Fuze, n. A tube, filled with combustible matter, for exploding a shell, etc. See {Fuse}, n. [1913 Webster] {Chemical fuze}, a fuze in which substances separated until required for action are then brought into contact, and uniting chemically …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fuse — Synonyms and related words: act in concert, act together, add, admix, aegis, affiliate, agglutinate, alloy, ally, amalgamate, arm guard, assemble, assimilate, associate, backstop, band, band together, be in league, bemingle, bind, blasting cap,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fuse — I n match, friction match, lucifer, fuze, ignition, squib; detonator, exploder, blasting cap, percussion cap, cap. II v 1. melt, melt down, smelt, refine, condense; run, flux, deliquesce, dissolve, liquefy, fluidify; weld, solder, braze. 2.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Light Fuse, Get Away — Infobox Album | Name = Light Fuse, Get Away Type = Live album Artist = Widespread Panic Released = April 12, 1998 Recorded = 1997 Genre = Rock, southern rock, Jam Length = 149:40 Label = Capricorn (1998)Zomba (2001) Producer = John Keane Reviews …   Wikipedia

  • Blow My Fuse — Infobox Album | Name = Blow My Fuse Type = Album Artist = KIX Released = September 19, 1988 Recorded = Genre = Hard rock Length = Label = Atlantic Records Producer = Tom Werman, Duane Baron, John Purdell Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|4.5|5… …   Wikipedia

  • Short Fuse Blues — Infobox Album | Name = Short Fuse Blues Type = Album Artist = Dave Hole Released = 1990 1992 Recorded = Planet Studios, Perth, Western Australia (1990) Genre = Blues/Rock Roll Length = Label = Independent Alligator Records/Festival Records… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.