a long tube attached to a detonator or percussion cap and filled with a powder that burns slowly when ignited.
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How to use safety fuze in a sentence
The end of the safety-fuze is then lit, and the jam tin is presented to the Hun.
Into the gun cotton is inserted a detonator; and into the detonator is inserted two inches of safety-fuze.
The true artist never exaggerates, and quite half the bombs had genuine safety-fuze in them and were lit before being thrown.