Fusee definitions

fyo͝o-zē'
A friction match with a large head, able to burn in a wind.
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A colored flare used as a signal by trainmen, truck drivers, etc.
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In an old-fashioned clock or watch, a grooved cone upon which the cord from the spring container was unwound to equalize the force of the spring.
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A usually cone-shaped pulley with a spiral groove, used in a cord- or chain-winding clock to maintain even travel in the timekeeping mechanism as the force of the mainspring lessens in unwinding.
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A large friction match.
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A fuse for an explosive.
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(US) A colored flare used as a warning on the railroad.
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A fusil, or flintlock musket.
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The track of a buck.

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Origin of fusee

From French fusée spindle, rocket, flare, fuse, fusee from Old French spindleful of thread from fus spindle from Latin fūsus