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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (usually plural) a device with an explosive that burns at a low rate and with colored flames.

Usage examples (35)
  • The whole thing just a firework, which is merely for viewing pleasure.
  • The color of a compound in a firework will be the same as its color in a flame test.
  • A firework is fun, a clusterbomb is not.
  • While they bandied words, one kind of firework after another was lighted outside, and then later on some more again. for more
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