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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.


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


(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).
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"
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[ˌpaɪərəʊˈteknɪks] NSINGpirotecnia f


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


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


(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.
At a recent summit initiated by the Pyrotechnics Regulatory Board of Bulacan, several fireworks manufacturers said they decided not to renew their license amid concerns that a total ban on the use of firecrackers would be imposed nationwide.
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello on Thursday lifted the work stoppage order (WSO) on 48 establishments engaged in the manufacture and sale of pyrotechnics and firecrackers in Bulacan after they were found compliant with general labor and occupational safety and health standards.
The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) has begun the inspection of different fire crackers and fireworks stores Thursday at Bocaue, Bulacan, the largest manufacturing and distributing hub of firecrackers and pyrotechnics in the country.
Contract notice: Delivery kits soldier, support provider, support pyrotechnics protection.
Blues officials revealed that the decision was made by the Gunners based on safety fears sparked by pyrotechnics and persistent standing.
Pyrotechnics contain other ingredients, such color-producing heavy metals, with a similar potential.
THE 400th anniversary year of the Gun Powder Plot will be marked in Birmingham with two spectacular events, both including breath-taking displays of pyrotechnics, music and fun for all the family.
Studio pyrotechnics and other on-set fire hazards will fall under the scrutiny of Biggs, who is leaving after more than 32 years with the Glendale Fire Department.
As Bonfire Night takes place tonight, Sue Reay of Benchmark Communications, organisers of Design North East, visited Alan Hillary Pyrotechnics in Gateshead to find out what lies behind the design of the large public spectaculars
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is now working on transferring more than 75,000 workers in the fireworks industry to another livelihood opportunity, as President Duterte is set to impose a nationwide ban on firecrackers and pyrotechnics.