In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Once they've uncovered the ordnance, they use plastic explosive and then hook detonators and time fuses up to it, so they can light the fuse and get to a safe distance before it explodes.
- Its contract to develop an electronic time fuse for mortars that illuminate an area ran into snafus.
- But this one has a sort of delayed time fuse, as it were.
- The bombs were set free from the container at 5,000 feet by a time fuse and then exploded on contact with the ground.
- Finally, the ends of the det cord were double-primed, once from each end, with a blasting cap and time fuse.
- But these are time fuses with a difference: a laser beam acquires the target, and the launcher determines its range and calculates time to impact.
- In 1849, Austrian troops unleashed unmanned balloons carrying explosives triggered by time fuses against Venice, an experiment discontinued after the vagaries of wind direction made them an embarrassment.
- After the Brighton bomb, Magee was arrested while actively involved in a horrific plot to plant 16 bombs with long-term time fuses in hotels and on beaches in the south of England.
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