Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fusee

4 senses of fusee

Sense 1
fusee drive, fusee -- (a spirally grooved spindle in a clock that counteracts the diminishing power of the uncoiling mainspring)
       => drive -- (a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine; "a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds")

Sense 2
fusee, fuzee -- (a colored flare used as a warning signal by trucks and trains)
       => flare -- (a device that produces a bright light for warning or illumination or identification)

Sense 3
fusee, fuzee -- (a friction match with a large head that will stay alight in the wind)
       => match, lucifer, friction match -- (lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction; "he always carries matches to light his pipe"; "as long you've a lucifer to light your fag")

Sense 4
fuse, fuze, fusee, fuzee, primer, priming -- (any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant)
       => lighter, light, igniter, ignitor -- (a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires; "do you have a light?")

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