Definition of pyrotechnics in English:


Syllabification: py·ro·tech·nics
Pronunciation: /ˌpīrəˈtekniks


  • 1A fireworks display.
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    • ‘It's not what you'd want as a player,’ said Barry Ferguson, meaning the closed-doors match rather than the pyrotechnics.
    • It is crucial that bodhrán playing is always musical and never gets reduced to equilibristic techniques and pyrotechnics.
    • They followed up on the myriad strengths of ‘Mixed Bag,’ combining terrific original compositions and interpretive pyrotechnics.
  • 1.1A brilliant performance or display, especially of a specified skill: he thrilled his audience with vocal pyrotechnics
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    • The concluding Precipitato was a brilliant display of pure pianistic pyrotechnics.
    • He needed the cigarettes to perform his secondary role as coordinator of Biblical pyrotechnics.
    • There were tears in the audience too, but also not a little squirming at the emotional pyrotechnics.
  • 1.2 [treated as singular] The art of making or displaying fireworks.
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    • The council has used Salford-based pyrotechnics experts, Walk The Plank, to set up displays.
    • They really got involved with the dances and pyrotechnics.
    • They have been in the pyrotechnics business ever since.

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