Fusee Synonyms & Definitions

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• FuseeDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) A kind of match for lighting a pipe or cigar.
  2. (n.) A small packet of explosive material with wire appendages allowing it to be conveniently attached to a railroad track. It will explode with a loud report when run over by a train, and is used to provide a warning signal to the engineer.
  3. (n.) A similar wheel used in other machinery.
  4. (n.) A flintlock gun. See 2d Fusil.
  5. (n.) The track of a buck.
  6. (n.) A fuse. See Fuse, n.
  7. (n.) The cone or conical wheel of a watch or clock, designed to equalize the power of the mainspring by having the chain from the barrel which contains the spring wind in a spiral groove on the surface of the cone in such a manner that the diameter of the cone at the point where the chain acts may correspond with the degree of tension of the spring.
  8. (n.) A kind of match made of paper impregnated with niter and having the usual igniting tip.
  9. (n.) A signal used principally for the protection of trains, consisting of a tube filled with a composition which burns with a bright colored light for a definite time.
  10. (n.) A friction match for smokers use having a bulbous head which when ignited is not easily blown out even in a gale of wind.