fusee: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fy-zē'), [key]
— n.
  1. a wooden friction match having a large head, formerly used when a larger than normal flame was needed.
  2. a red flare light, used on a railroad as a warning signal to approaching trains.
  3. a spirally grooved, conical pulley and chain arrangement for counteracting the diminishing power of the uncoiling mainspring.
  4. fuse (def. 1).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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