pyrotechnics


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py·ro·tech·nics

 (pī′rə-tĕk′nĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The art of manufacturing or setting off fireworks. Also called pyrotechny.
2. A fireworks display.
3. A brilliant display, as of rhetoric or wit, or of virtuosity in the performing arts.

py′ro·tech′nist n.

pyrotechnics

(ˌpaɪrəʊˈtɛknɪks)
n
1. (Chemistry) (functioning as singular) the art or craft of making fireworks
2. (Theatre) (functioning as singular or plural) a firework display
3. (functioning as singular or plural) brilliance of display, as in the performance of music: keyboard pyrotechnics.
Also called: pyrotechny
ˌpyroˈtechnic, ˌpyroˈtechnical adj

py•ro•tech•nics

(ˌpaɪ rəˈtɛk nɪks)

n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
1. the art of making fireworks.
2. the use of fireworks for display, military purposes, etc.
3. a display of fireworks.
4. a brilliant or sensational display, as of rhetoric or musicianship.
Also, py′ro•tech`ny (for defs. 1,2).
[1710–20]
py`ro•tech′nic, adj.

pyrotechnics, pyrotechny

1. the art of making and using fireworks.
2. a brilliant and dazzling display, as of eloquence, wit, virtuosity, etc. — pyrotechnic, pyrotechnical, adj.
See also: Fireworks
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pyrotechnics - (music) brilliance of display (as in the performance of music)pyrotechnics - (music) brilliance of display (as in the performance of music)
genius, brilliance - unusual mental ability
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
2.pyrotechnics - the craft of making fireworkspyrotechnics - the craft of making fireworks  
craft, trade - the skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice"
Translations
عَرْض الألعاب الناريَّه
ohňostroj
fyrværkerikunst
pyrotekniikka
pirotehnika
pirotechnika
flugeldasÿning
pirotechnika
pirotehnika
havaî fişekçilik

pyrotechnics

[ˌpaɪərəʊˈteknɪks] NSINGpirotecnia f

pyrotechnics

n singPyrotechnik f; (pl: = display) → Feuerwerk nt; a display of pyrotechnics (lit, fig)ein Feuerwerk nt

pyrotechnics

[ˌpaɪrəʊˈtɛknɪks] n
a. (sg) (Phys) → pirotecnica
b. (pl, fireworks display) → spettacolo msg pirotecnico

pyrotechnics

(pairəˈtekniks) noun plural
(a display of) fireworks.
References in classic literature ?
As he glanced from Jo to several other young people, attracted by the brilliancy of the philosophic pyrotechnics, he knit his brows and longed to speak, fearing that some inflammable young soul would be led astray by the rockets, to find when the display was over that they had only an empty stick or a scorched hand.
They watched from the crest of Bun Hill, from which they had so often surveyed the pyrotechnics of the Crystal Palace.
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They are thought to be Elissandro Spohr, a co-owner of the club and two band members who were on stage when the fire broke out and used pyrotechnics in their act.
They are thought to be Elissandro Spohr, a co-owner of the club, and two band members who were on stage when the fire broke out and used pyrotechnics in their act.
The fire early Sunday morning at a nightclub in southern Brazil that has claimed more than 230 lives is another reminder of the terrible risks that come with large crowds, confined spaces, and reckless use of pyrotechnics.