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fire·work

 (fīr′wûrk′)
n.
1.
a. A device consisting of a combination of explosives and combustibles, set off to generate colored lights, smoke, and noise for amusement.
b. fireworks A display of such devices.
2. fireworks
a. An exciting or spectacular display, as of musical virtuosity.
b. A display of rage or fierce contention.
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fireworks

(ˈfaɪəˌwɜːks)
pl n
1. a show in which large numbers of fireworks are let off simultaneously
2. informal an exciting or spectacular exhibition, as of musical virtuosity or wit
3. informal a burst of temper
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Fireworks


a person skilled in the use and handling of fireworks. Also pyrotechnist.
1. the art of making and using fireworks.
2. a brilliant and dazzling display, as of eloquence, wit, virtuosity, etc. — pyrotechnic, pyrotechnical, adj.
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fireworks

plural noun
1. pyrotechnics, illuminations, feux d'artifice The rally ended with spectacular fireworks and band music.
2. (Informal) trouble, row, storm, rage, temper, wax (informal, chiefly Brit.), uproar, hysterics, paroxysms, fit of rage The big media companies will be forced to compete, and we should see some fireworks.
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Translations
ohňostroj
fyrværkeri
ilotulitus
feux d’artifice
vatromet
fuochi d’artificio
花火
불꽃놀이
fyrverkeri
ประทัด
pháo hoa

fireworks

[ˈfaɪəˌwɜːks] npl (show) → fuochi mpl d'artificio (fig) (temper) → parole fpl grosse; (virtuosity) → virtuosismi mpl
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

fireworks

أَلْعَابٌ نارِيَّة ohňostroj fyrværkeri Feuerwerk πυροτεχνήματα fuegos artificiales ilotulitus feux d’artifice vatromet fuochi d’artificio 花火 불꽃놀이 vuurwerk fyrverkeri sztuczne ognie fogos de artifício фейерверк fyrverkeri ประทัด havai fişek gösterileri pháo hoa 烟火
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