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 honestly thought it was fireworks and then when I saw people running... I thought, my God, it is shooting, the waiters and the security on the beach started to say' Run, run, run !'.
There was a little boy running with us and he had no shoes, i asked him if those were gunshots or fireworks and he said gunshots.
All of a sudden, my brother goes to me,' You hear that gunfire ?' I go,' It sounds like fireworks.' He said,' No, that's gunfire.' Next thing you know, we turn around and everybody's running down the street. All hell broke loose.
You are born an artist or you are not. And you stay an artist, dear, even if your voice is less of a fireworks. The artist is always there.
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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