proximity fuse

noun

an electronically triggered device designed to detonate an explosive charge in a missile, etc, at a predetermined distance from the target

Nearby words

  1. proximate,
  2. proximately,
  3. proximation,
  4. proxime accessit,
  5. proximity,
  6. proximity fuze,
  7. proximity talks,
  8. proximo,
  9. proximo-,
  10. proximoataxia

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