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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
References in classic literature ?
Pyrotechnic, Pyrotechnic, you mean," said a Bengal Light; "I know it is Pyrotechnic, for I saw it written on my own canister.
Or else he would have dropped in a flare, a splendid but transitory pyrotechnic display.
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.
Mrs Verloc closed her eyes desperately, throwing upon that vision the night of her eyelids, where after a rainlike fall of mangled limbs the decapitated head of Stevie lingered suspended alone, and fading out slowly like the last star of a pyrotechnic display.
Utilisation of ammunition therefor, explosives and pyrotechnic products, according to TC B11.
Now Boro have sent a reminder to fans not to bring any kind of pyrotechnic - usually flares - to the ground following a series of incidents which they say could put lives at risk.
th] Dubai World Cup World at Meydan Race Course, a showcase of nine horse races known as the "world's richest day in racing" with $30 million in purses leading up to a US$10 million grand prize, together with the renowned pyrotechnics company Fireworks by Grucci broke the Guinness World Record for the "World's Largest Pyrotechnic Image.
George Peterson, R-Grafton, would exclude from the definition of fireworks devices paper or plastic caps containing "twenty-five hundredths grains or less of explosive compound,'' sparklers with not more than 100 grams of pyrotechnic mixture, and items such as "snake and glow worms, smoke devices, or trick noisemakers.
It is not uncommon for 'mules' to bring the pyrotechnics into a ground on behalf of others, and in one incident at a Premier League match last season a child aged around eight was observed aiding those involved in pyrotechnic use.
This is the 37th annual firework show for Macy's, and it's the largest pyrotechnic display in the nation, according to NBC.
In London, local media reported an estimated 250,000 revellers who descended on the capital to watch the pyrotechnic display that featured 12,500 fireworks.
A judging panel - made up of three experts from the pyrotechnic industry, and a lay judge - assessed all the displays held over the weekend, with the grand finale taking place yesterday evening.