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py·ro·tech·nic(pī′rə-tĕk′nĭk) also py·ro·tech·ni·cal (-nĭ-kəl)
1. Of or relating to fireworks.
2. pyrotechnic Resembling fireworks; brilliant: a pyrotechnic wit; pyrotechnic keyboard virtuosity.
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A mixture of chemicals which, when ignited, is capable of reacting exothermically to produce light, heat, smoke, sound or gas.
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|Noun||1.||pyrotechnic - (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.|
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
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
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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pyrotechnic[ˌpaɪərəʊˈteknɪk] ADJ → pirotécnico
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