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py·ro·tech·nic

 (pī′rə-tĕk′nĭk) also py·ro·tech·ni·cal (-nĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to fireworks.
2. pyrotechnic Resembling fireworks; brilliant: a pyrotechnic wit; pyrotechnic keyboard virtuosity.

py′ro·tech′ni·cal·ly adv.

pyrotechnic

A mixture of chemicals which, when ignited, is capable of reacting exothermically to produce light, heat, smoke, sound or gas.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pyrotechnic - (usually plural) a device with an explosive that burns at a low rate and with colored flamespyrotechnic - (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.
catherine wheel, pinwheel - a circular firework that spins round and round emitting colored fire
firecracker, banger, cracker - firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing
fizgig - a firework that fizzes as it moves
maroon - an exploding firework used as a warning signal
Roman candle - a cylindrical firework that projects a series of colored balls of fire
serpent - a firework that moves in serpentine manner when ignited
skyrocket, rocket - sends a firework display high into the sky
sparkler - a firework that burns slowly and throws out a shower of sparks
squib - firework consisting of a tube filled with powder (as a broken firecracker) that burns with a fizzing noise
torpedo - a small firework that consists of a percussion cap and some gravel wrapped in paper; explodes when thrown forcefully against a hard surface
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
low explosive - an explosive with a low rate of combustion
Adj.1.pyrotechnic - of or relating to the craft of making fireworks; "pyrotechnic smokes"
2.pyrotechnic - suggestive of fireworks; "pyrotechnic keyboard virtuosity"; "a pyrotechnic wit"
extraordinary - beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; "extraordinary authority"; "an extraordinary achievement"; "her extraordinary beauty"; "enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; "an extraordinary capacity for work"; "an extraordinary session of the legislature"
Translations
pirotehnički

pyrotechnic

[ˌpaɪərəʊˈteknɪk] ADJpirotécnico

pyrotechnic

adj (lit)pyrotechnisch; (fig)brillant
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Pyrotechnic, Pyrotechnic, you mean," said a Bengal Light; "I know it is Pyrotechnic, for I saw it written on my own canister.
If he had thought that her soul could never smile again, he would have believed the mother and brother, who were pyrotechnic over the affair, to be responsible for it.
Or else he would have dropped in a flare, a splendid but transitory pyrotechnic display.
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On Tuesday, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the President wanted a law on the total ban of firecrackers and pyrotechnic products nationwide.
It is in line with Executive Order 28 signed by President Duterte in June that provides for the regulation and control of the use of firecrackers and other pyrotechnic devices.
The order lists the authorized firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices, among them baby rocket, bawang, small triangulo, pulling of strings, paper caps, el diablo, Judas's belt, and sky rocket or kwitis.
For pyrotechnic devices, the following are authorized: Butterfly, Fountain, Jumbo Regular, Luces, Mabuhay, Roman Candle, Sparklers, Tromplillo, Whistle Devices, 'Pailaw' and other equivalent types.
However the fireworks will last a full six minutes (360 seconds), more than two minutes longer than last year's pyrotechnic display.
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AN independent report has stressed it is impossible to use pyrotechnics safely within spectator areas at football grounds and only properly equipped and trained staff should ever try to deal with them.