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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant; A friction match with a large head that will stay alight in the wind; A colored flare used as a warning signal by trucks and trains;

Usage examples (30)
  • You glow like a fusee whenever you see a young lady.
  • Hancock was cleaning his sword and his fusee, and putting his accoutrements in order.
  • Words are celebrated in vocabularic feats -- Page 117 alone delights a word-lover with "syzygy," "invigilator" and "fusee."
  • This dilemma was overcome by Vaughan offering a fusee. for more
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