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FUSEE [3 records]

Record 1 2015-02-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Signalling (Rail Transport)
DEF

A pyrotechnic device used primarily as a danger signal.

CONT

... a full set of flagging signals shall include at least (a) a red flag on a staff; (b) a white light; (c) torpedoes; and (d) fusees.

OBS

It burns red and is supplied in either five or ten minute burning time.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Signalisation (Transport par rail)
CONT

[...] un nécessaire à signalisation doit comprendre au moins a) un drapeau rouge avec bâton; b) un feu blanc; c) des pétards; et d) des torches.

Spanish

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Record 2 2010-09-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Animal Diseases
  • Horse Husbandry
DEF

The inflammation of the interosseous ligament between the small and large metacarpal bones of horses and an accompanying periostitis and exostosis production on the small metacarpal bone.

CONT

The metatarsal bones are similarly but less frequently involved. Lameness is apparent during the development of the splints and is most noticeable after working. Subsequently the soreness disappears but the enlargement can be palpated, and seen in the worst cases.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Maladies des animaux
  • Élevage des chevaux
DEF

Exostose du métacarpien ou du métatarsien, due à une périostose; la boiterie est généralement assez faible et de peu de durée.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Enfermedades de los animales
  • Cría de ganado caballar
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Record 3 2000-08-03

English

Subject field(s)
  • Demolition (Military)
  • Explosives and Pyrotechnical Materials (Industries)
DEF

A large-headed match which burns slowly with a high temperature and which cannot be extinguished by the wind. It is used to light safety fuse if no igniters are available.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Destruction (Militaire)
  • Explosifs et artifices (Industries)
DEF

Allumette à gros bout, qui brûle lentement, à une haute température, qui ne s'éteint pas au vent et qui sert à allumer une mèche lente faute d'allumeur.

OBS

allumette-tison : terme et définition uniformisés par le Comité de terminologie française du Conseil de doctrine et de tactique de l'Armée de terre; terme uniformisé par le Groupe de travail de terminologie du génie et par le Groupe de travail de terminologie des Munitions.

Spanish

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