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firework

fire´work`   Pronunciation: fīr´wûrk`
n.1.A device for producing a striking display of light, or a figure or figures in plain or colored fire, by the combustion of materials that burn in some peculiar manner, as gunpowder, sulphur, metallic filings, and various salts; also called a pyrotechnic device. The most common feature of fireworks is a paper or pasteboard tube filled with the combustible material. A number of these tubes or cases are often combined so as to make, when kindled, a great variety of figures in fire, often variously colored. The skyrocket is a common form of firework. The art of designing fireworks for purposes of entertainment is called pyrotechnics. The name firework is also given to various combustible preparations used in war.
2.A pyrotechnic exhibition; an entertainment consisting of the discharge of fireworks{1}.
Night before last, the Duke of Richmond gave a firework.
- Walpole.
Noun1.fireworkfirework - (usually plural) a device with an explosive that burns at a low rate and with colored flames; can be used to illuminate areas or send signals etc.
Synonyms: pyrotechnic
banger, catherine wheel, cracker, firecracker, fizgig, low explosive, maroon, pinwheel, plural, plural form, pyrotechnic, rocket, Roman candle, serpent, skyrocket, sparkler, squib, torpedo
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