safety fuse

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safety fuse
1.  a slow-burning fuse for igniting detonators from a distance
2.  an electrical fuse that protects a circuit from overloading

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safety fuse

1. a slow-burning fuse consisting of a tube or cord filled or saturated with combustible matter; used to ignite detonators from a distance 
2. an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded [syn: fuse
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