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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fuze n. A tube, filled with combustible matter, for exploding a shell, etc. See Fuse, n.
 Chemical fuze, a fuze in which substances separated until required for action are then brought into contact, and uniting chemically, produce explosion.
 Concussion fuze, a fuze ignited by the striking of the projectile.
 Electric fuze, a fuze which is ignited by heat or a spark produced by an electric current.
 Friction fuze, a fuze which is ignited by the heat evolved by friction.  See fuzee1.
 Percussion fuze, a fuze in which the ignition is produced by a blow on some fulminating compound.
 Time fuze, a fuze adapted, either by its length or by the character of its composition, to burn a certain time before producing an explosion.