Pronunciation: (fyOOz), [key]
—n., v., fuzed, fuz•ing.
1. a mechanical or electronic device to detonate an explosive charge, esp. as contained in an artillery shell, a missile, projectile, or the like.
2. fuse1 (def. 1).
Also,fuse.to attach a fuse or fuze to (a bomb, mine, etc.).
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