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[fahyuh r-krak-er] /ˈfaɪərˌkræk ər/

a paper or cardboard cylinder filled with an explosive and having a fuse, for discharging to make a noise, as during a celebration.
a small cardboard container filled with explosive powder and lit by a fuse
impressively energetic: a firecracker start to the race


A bomb; torpedo (WWII armed forces)


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