fusee fusee


  1. (n) a spirally grooved spindle in a clock that counteracts the diminishing power of the uncoiling mainspring
  2. (n) a colored flare used as a warning signal by trucks and trains
  3. (n) a friction match with a large head that will stay alight in the wind
  4. (n) any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant



  • The railroad explained that the West Coast Champion's fireman had gone down the track to set a fusee, had stumbled and destroyed his only one.


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/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /