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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.
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pyrotechnic

A mixture of chemicals which, when ignited, is capable of reacting exothermically to produce light, heat, smoke, sound or gas.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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 - 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"
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Translations
pirotehnički

pyrotechnic

[ˌpaɪərəʊˈteknɪk] ADJpirotécnico
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pyrotechnic

adj (lit)pyrotechnisch; (fig)brillant
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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."
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.
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.
The object was safely disposed of by a member of the police bomb disposal squad after identification as a pyrotechnic object.
7.30pm: The Quest for the Arch - the 12-minute projection and pyrotechnic show takes place.
From December 16, 2018 to January 1, 2019, Coronel disclosed that PRO3 personnel conducted 26 operations which yielded in the arrest of 16 persons for Violation of RA 7183 (An act Regulating the Sale, Manufacture, Distribution and Use of Firecrackers and other Pyrotechnic Devices) and EO 28 (Providing for the Regulation and Control of the Use of Firecrackers and other Pyrotechnic devices).
The Burj Khalifa put on a show that combined its famed top-to-bottom pyrotechnic display and laser light show on the world's tallest LED-illuminated facade.
EO 28 also mandated the PNP to cancel, revoke and confiscate the inventory or stocks of those found in violation of existing laws, rules and regulations, and called for the strict enforcement of the prohibition on the sale of firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices to Filipinos below 18 years old.
He said policemen in plainclothes had been posted in strategic areas of the so-called pyrotechnic zone to monitor transactions.
Ordinances banning the manufacture, display, sale, distribution, possession or use of firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices are also in effect in Las Pintildeas and Muntinlupa.
Since the local ordinance was passed, our hospitals have reported less firecracker or pyrotechnic incidents.