[fahyuh r-wurk] /ˈfaɪərˌwɜrk/
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.
a show in which large numbers of fireworks are let off simultaneously
(informal) an exciting or spectacular exhibition, as of musical virtuosity or wit
(informal) a burst of temper
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
1570s, from fire (n.) + works (see work (n.)).
- Fireworks mode
The mode a machine is sometimes said to be in when it is performing a crash and burn operation. [Jargon File]
[fahyuh r-wurm] /ˈfaɪərˌwɜrm/ noun 1. the larva of any of several moths, as Rhopobota naevana (black-headed fireworm) which feeds on the leaves of cranberries and causes them to wither. 2. .
/ˈfaɪərɪ/ noun 1. (Austral, informal) a firefighter
[fahyuh r-ing] /ˈfaɪər ɪŋ/ noun 1. the act of a person or thing that . 2. material for a ; fuel. 3. the act of baking ceramics or glass. [fahyuh r] /faɪər/ noun 1. a state, process, or instance of combustion in which fuel or other material is ignited and combined with oxygen, giving off […]