"touchpaper" translation into Spanish

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"touchpaper" in Spanish

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1. British English

touchpaper (also: fuse, wick, core)
Each of these settlements is a powder keg, that is to say a potential danger spot, and anyone, from either side, can light the touchpaper whenever they think the time is right.
Se trata de colonias que constituyen verdaderos polvorines y, en consecuencia, lugares peligrosos y cualquiera, de un bando o de otro, puede encender la mecha cuando lo considere más oportuno.