A fuse calculated to burn for or explode a bomb, shell, or explosive charge at a specified time.
- The bombs were set free from the container at 5,000 feet by a time fuse and then exploded on contact with the ground.
- 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.
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