Plural and collective of firework.
An event or a display where fireworks are set off.
An boisterous or violent situation or event.
I left the room after John came home drunk but before the fireworks went off.
Fireworks are a class of explosive pyrotechnic devices used for aesthetic and culture, and religious purposes. The most common use of a firework is as part of a fireworks display. A fireworks event is a display of the effects produced by firework devices. Fireworks competitions are also regularly held at a number of places. Fireworks take many forms to produce the four primary effects: noise, light, smoke and floating materials. They may be designed to burn with flames and sparks of many colors, typically red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, and silver. Displays are common throughout the world and are the focal point of many cultural and religious celebrations. The earliest documentation of fireworks dates back to 7th century China, where they were invented. The fireworks were used to accompany many festivities. It is a part of the culture of China and had its origin there; eventually it spread to other cultures and societies. Important events and festivities such as the Spring Festival and the Mid-Autumn Festival were and still are times when fireworks are guaranteed sights. China is the largest manufacturer and exporter of fireworks in the world.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
Are various combustible preparations used in war. See Pyrotechny.
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The numerical value of Fireworks in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Fireworks in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of Fireworks in a Sentence
I said, ‘Come on, guys, were you carrying fireworks?’ And they said no. And I believed them, that was no normal firework. This wasn’t an M80 or a cherry bomb. Some something much more serious. I saw a diver that reminded me of impact craters.
The crowd seemed to be enjoying the lighting as much as they would have the fireworks.
What people don't realize is while they're setting off fireworks and sparklers in hot, dry heat or wind, that fires can move very quickly, putting their neighborhood directly in threat, look for open, wide spaces to ignite fireworks, and stay away from fire fuels such as grass, which in this type of heat, cure out really fast. And with the high winds, all it takes is an ignition, even in an urban environment. A bottle rocket on a shake roof would ignite a fire very rapidly.
I called up our people and in 15 minutes got it approved and we will have the first fireworks display at Mount Rushmore, and I will try and get out there if I can.
Since June 17th, I’ve gotten to know you, yes, I know you because you’re in my head. You’re in my head every day. You’ve made me develop a lot of ‘I can’ts.’ I can’t hear balloons pop. I can’t hear fireworks… And most importantly, I cannot shut my eyes to pray. Even when I try, I cannot because I have to keep my eyes open to see everyone around me.
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