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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: fusee (0.00822 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to fusee.
English → English
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
English → English
, n. [See 2d Fusil
, and cf. Fuse
1. A flintlock gun. See 2d Fusil
2. A fuse. See Fuse
(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
, n. [Etymol. uncertain.]
The track of a buck. --Ainsworth.
, 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
(b) A similar wheel used in other machinery.