thunderflash

thunderflash

(ˈθʌndəˌflæʃ)
n
(Military) military a pyrotechnic device which is noisy, but not dangerous, and which is used in military exercises
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thunderflash

[ˈθʌndəflæʃ] Npetardo m
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The Republic F-84 came in different models: most were straight-wing designs termed the "Thunderjet." The F model had swept wings and was called the "Thunderstreak." The RF-84F reconnaissance version was the "Thunderflash."
But even he couldn't have anticipated the thunderflash Rafael unleashed to give United a 22nd-minute lead.
John McDermott - who had a stash of thunderflash grenades - barricaded himself in a tenement flat with a three-year-old girl.
A developer of cloud infrastructure management software, Abiquo, today announced the launch of The Thunderflash Exchange, a community website designed to offer IT professionals access to virtual machine images for use on any hypervisor.
He joked he wants to rename the area "Angusland" and paint the famous AC/DC thunderflash logo on the white water tower which dominates the skyline.
He was arrested at 6.15am on Sunday, July 9, after walking into Newcastle West police station, where he dumped a sports bag containing a pump-action shotgun, a knife, ammunition, and a makeshift thunderflash nail bomb on the front counter.
Later that morning, Army bomb disposal experts carried out a controlled explosion in the police station to destroy the Thunderflash device, which Bradley left at the counter wrapped in nails.
The Shock Rockets from China are 12 times more powerful than a military thunderflash.
The firework, believed to have been a 12-inch Thunderflash, was shoved into the postbox outside the post office in Proffitt Avenue, Bell Green.
I read the label out loud: "Model 429, Thunderflash, Stun Grenade."
John McDermott barricaded himself in his flat with a threeyear-old girl and a stockpile of thunderflash grenades.