a mechanical or electronic device to detonate an explosive charge, especially as contained in an artillery shell, a missile, projectile, or the like.
1 (def 1).
verb (used with object), fuzed, fuzing.
Also, fuse. to attach a or fuze to (a bomb, mine, etc.).
(mainly US) a variant spelling of fuse1
see fuse (n.).
[fy-joh] /ˈfüˈdʒoʊ/ noun, Pinyin. 1. a seaport in and the capital of Fujian province, in SE China, opposite Taiwan. [fy-jyahn] /ˈfüˈdʒyɑn/ noun, Pinyin. 1. a province in SE China, opposite Taiwan. 45,845 sq. mi. (118,739 sq. km). Capital: Fuzhou. /ˈfuːˈdʒəʊ/ noun 1. a port in SE China, capital of Fujian province on the Min Jiang: […]
[fyoo-zee] /fyuˈzi/ noun 1. . [fyoo-zee] /fyuˈzi/ noun 1. a wooden friction match having a large head, formerly used when a larger than normal flame was needed. 2. a red flare light, used on a railroad as a warning signal to approaching trains. 3. Horology. a spirally grooved, conical pulley and chain arrangement for counteracting […]
[fuhz] /fʌz/ noun 1. loose, light, fibrous, or fluffy matter. 2. a mass or coating of such matter: the fuzz on a peach. 3. Slang. a man’s very short haircut, similar to a crew cut. 4. a blur: That photo is all fuzz. 5. a distorted sound from an electric musical instrument, especially a guitar, […]
[fuhz-bawl] /ˈfʌzˌbɔl/ noun 1. a puffball. A DEC LSI-11 running a particular suite of homebrewed software written by Dave Mills and assorted co-conspirators, used in the early 1980s for Internet protocol testbedding and experimentation. These were used as NSFnet backbone sites in its early 56KB-line days. A few were still active on the Internet in […]