fuze vs priming what difference

what is difference between fuze and priming

English

Pronunciation

  • enPR: fyo͞oz, IPA(key): /fjuːz/
  • Rhymes: -uːz

Noun

fuze (plural fuzes)

  1. (military, professional usage) An auxiliary device with explosive components, used to detonate a munition.

Verb

fuze (third-person singular simple present fuzes, present participle fuzing, simple past and past participle fuzed)

  1. (transitive, military, professional usage) To attach a fuze to.

See also

  • fuse

Further reading

  • fuze in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • fuze at OneLook Dictionary Search


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɹaɪmɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -aɪmɪŋ

Noun

priming (plural primings)

  1. (psychology) The implicit memory effect in which exposure to a stimulus influences response to a subsequent stimulus.
  2. A substance used as a primer.
  3. The powder or other combustible used to communicate fire to a charge of gunpowder, as in a firearm.
  4. The carrying over of water, with the steam, from the boiler, as into the cylinder.

Translations

Verb

priming

  1. present participle of prime

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