Fireworks



[fahyuh r-wurk] /ˈfaɪərˌwɜrk/

noun
1.
Often, fireworks. a combustible or explosive device for producing a striking display of light or a loud noise, used for signaling or as part of a celebration.
2.
fireworks.

/ˈfaɪəˌwɜːks/
plural noun
1.
a show in which large numbers of fireworks are let off simultaneously
2.
(informal) an exciting or spectacular exhibition, as of musical virtuosity or wit
3.
(informal) a burst of temper
/ˈfaɪəˌwɜːk/
noun
1.
a device, such as a Catherine wheel, Roman candle, or rocket, in which combustible materials are ignited and produce coloured flames, sparks, and smoke, sometimes accompanied by bangs
n.

1570s, from fire (n.) + works (see work (n.)).

noun

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