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Noun: fuzee  fyoo'zee
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: fusee)
  1. A colored flare used as a warning signal by trucks and trains
    - fusee [N. Amer]
  2. A friction match with a large head that will stay alight in the wind
    - fusee
  3. Any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    - fuse, fuze [N. Amer], fusee, primer, priming
  4. A spirally grooved spindle in a clock that counteracts the diminishing power of the uncoiling mainspring
    - fusee drive, fusee

Derived forms: fuzees

Type of: drive, flare, friction match, igniter, ignitor, light, lighter, lucifer, match

Part of: clock

Encyclopedia: Fuzee