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Pattern type Fuse
Period 18
Speed 2c/3
Discovered by Earl Abbe
Year of discovery 1971

Washerwoman is a fuse that was discovered by Earl Abbe in 1971 that burns through tubs at a speed of 2c/3.[1] It creates traffic lights via T-tetrominoes as it burns. Its name comes from the fact that every 18 generations it converts two tubs into two 'clotheslines' (traffic lights).


  1. Robert Wainwright (June 1971). "Lifeline Volume 2".

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