Entry from British & World English dictionary
A projectile filled with material which emits dense smoke on ignition, used to conceal military operations.
- The interiors of the structures are filled with paint-splashed, multicolored Chinese smoke balls, their fuses strung together in neat rows as if ready to be lit in a dramatic performance.
- Wholesale sparklers, smoke balls, snaps, and other novelty fireworks are available by the case.
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