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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: fusee (0.01041 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to fusee.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: fusee fusee n 1: a spirally grooved spindle in a clock that counteracts the diminishing power of the uncoiling mainspring [syn: fusee drive ] 2: a colored flare used as a warning signal by trucks and trains [syn: fuzee] 3: a friction match with a large head that will stay alight in the wind [syn: fuzee] 4: any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant [syn: fuse, fuze, fuzee, primer, priming]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Fusee Fusee \Fu*see"\, n. [See 2d Fusil, and cf. Fuse, n.] 1. A flintlock gun. See 2d Fusil. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. A fuse. See Fuse, n. [1913 Webster] 3. (a) A friction match for smokers' use having a bulbous head which when ignited is not easily blown out even in a gale of wind. (b) A kind of match made of paper impregnated with niter and having the usual igniting tip. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 4. A signal device, usually cylindrical, consisting of a tube filled with a composition which burns with a bright colored light for a definite time. It is used principally for the protection of trains or road vehicles, indicating an obstruction or accident ahead. Also called a flare or railroad flare. [PJC] Fusee \Fu*see"\, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] The track of a buck. --Ainsworth. [1913 Webster] Fusee \Fu*see"\, n. [F. fus['e]e a spindleful, fusee, LL. fusata, fr. fusare to use a spindle, L. fusus spindle.] (a) 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. (b) A similar wheel used in other machinery.

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