fuzed

fuze

[fyooz]
noun
1.
a mechanical or electronic device to detonate an explosive charge, especially as contained in an artillery shell, a missile, projectile, or the like.
2.
fuse1 ( def 1 ).
verb (used with object), fuzed, fuzing.
3.
Also, fuse. to attach a fuse or fuze to (a bomb, mine, etc.).

Origin:
1635–45; variant of fuse1

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fuze (fjuːz)
 
n
chiefly (US) a variant spelling of fuse

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fuze
see fuse (n.).
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