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pyrotechnic

play
adjective py·ro·tech·nic \ˌpī-rə-ˈtek-nik\

Definition of pyrotechnic

  1. :  of or relating to pyrotechnics

pyrotechnically

play \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Variants of pyrotechnic

also

pyrotechnical

play \-ni-kəl\

Origin and Etymology of pyrotechnic

French pyrotechnique, from Greek pyr fire + technē art — more at technical


First Known Use: 1755


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pyrotechnic

noun py·ro·tech·nic

Definition of pyrotechnic

  1. 1 a :  firework b :  any of various similar devices (as for igniting a rocket or producing an explosion)

  2. 2 :  a combustible substance used in a firework



1840

First Known Use of pyrotechnic

1840


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