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(word root) fire
Examples of words with the root pyro-: pyromaniac
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n. pl. py·ros Slang
1. A person who has a compulsion to set fires; a pyromaniac.
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Author of My Year of Epic Rock (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, 2014) and other teen literature, Pyros has a solidly entertaining middle school read here.
Turkey must demonstrate the necessary will to end the pain and suffering of all relatives of the missing, Humanitarian Affairs Commissioner Photis Photiou said on Sunday at the funeral of Nicos Pyros, who has been missing since 1974.
Pyros was married with three children, Charalambos, Andreas and Sotiris, all of whom as well as there mother lived through the invasion.
Only LGUs should be allowed to purchase pyros and only for fireworks display, exhibitions, and competitions, and at a safe distance from people or populations, at designated days, anniversaries, holidays, etc., by legislation or local ordinance.
Crowds will be able to get up-close with a variety of performances, including headline show, Marling, and Pixel Pyros in the BROOK Street open MARKET.
NAO can help bridge the gap between the human and technological, encouraging students' social interaction and learning and increasing confidence and self-esteem, says Alia Pyros, Aldebaran's autism marketing and community coordinator.
Raytheon provided more information on its Pyros drone weapon since it performed it first trial in mid-July at Yuma in Arizona.
LeNoble is the founding member of alternative rock group Porno for Pyros. (ANI)
Problem was, it featured a listless, tossed-together lineup of marginal rock bands (Love & Rockets, Black Grape, Farrell's own inconsequential Porno for Pyros, and old-fashioned, overexposed electronic artists (The Orb, Meat Beat Manifesto, Deee-Lite's Lady Miss Kier).
As the Record reveals today, some of these cheap pyros can burn hot enough to melt steel.
454 Life Sciences, an innovative developer of genome-scale sequencing technologies and a majority-owned subsidiary of CuraGen Corporation (NASDAQ: CRGN), has obtained an exclusive license for sole use of sequencing by synthesis and pyrophosphate based sequencing for whole genome applications from Pyrosequencing AB (Stockholm: PYRO A), a global technology solutions provider for the Applied Genomics market.