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safety fuse

n
1. (General Physics) a slow-burning fuse for igniting detonators from a distance
2. (Electronics) an electrical fuse that protects a circuit from overloading
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Noun1.safety fuse - a slow-burning fuse consisting of a tube or cord filled or saturated with combustible mattersafety fuse - a slow-burning fuse consisting of a tube or cord filled or saturated with combustible matter; used to ignite detonators from a distance
fuze, fuse, primer, priming, fuzee, fusee - any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
2.safety fuse - an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloadedsafety fuse - an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
cartridge fuse - a fuse cased in a tube
circuit breaker, breaker - a device that trips like a switch and opens the circuit when overloaded
electrical device - a device that produces or is powered by electricity
plug fuse - a fuse with a thread that screws into a socket
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Recoveries from them include 2 pistols, 30 bore; one planted IED, approximately 6kg; safety fuse; primer cord; detonator; and funds (cash money) for terrorism financing,' read the statement.
The CTD officials also claimed to have recovered explosives, weighing 450 grams, safety fuse having length of 3ft and a non-electric detonator.
The seized items includes 50 Kilogram of high explosive, 400 non-electric detonators, six packs safety fuse wires.
The recovered explosive materials include 50 kg of high explosive, 400 non electric detonators and 6 bundle of safety fuse wire.
Speaking to ANI, ASP Palghar BT Dhandat said, "In search of a house in Palghar, we have recovered 183 gelatin sticks, 103 electronic detonators, 345 non-electronic detonators and 21 safety fuse." (ANI)
Police also recovered hand grenades, four dynamites, two shotguns and a safety fuse from them.
Seized from them were P270,000 worth explosive materials, including 375 kilograms of ammonium nitrate mixed with fuel and oil, 1,000 meters of safety fuse, 86 meters of safety fuse, and 1,500 pieces of non-electric blasting caps.
The items recovered were recently stolen from a trading depot: 19 sacks of ammonium nitrate, often used in farms as nitrogen fertilizers, as well as thousands of blasting caps, safety fuse, and detonation cords, said Senior Supt.
six meter safety fuse, two bags, a Klashnikov, a pistol and a number
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