Dictionary.com

safety fuze

Save This Word!

noun
a long tube attached to a detonator or percussion cap and filled with a powder that burns slowly when ignited.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of safety fuze

First recorded in 1830–40
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use safety fuze in a sentence

FEEDBACK