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  1. fireworks(Noun)

    Plural and collective of firework.

  2. fireworks(Noun)

    An event or a display where fireworks are set off.

  3. fireworks(Noun)

    An boisterous or violent situation or event.

    I left the room after John came home drunk but before the fireworks went off.


  1. Fireworks

    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

  1. fireworks

    Are various combustible preparations used in war. See Pyrotechny.

Editors Contribution

  1. fireworks

    Plural form of the word firework.

    On the fifth of November every year in some countries a number of fireworks displays are held to bring people together to view and enjoy the display.

    Submitted by MaryC on November 2, 2016  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fireworks in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fireworks in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of fireworks in a Sentence

  1. David Tawil:

    I don't think we've seen the fireworks in this one yet.

  2. Boston Police Officer Lauren Woods:

    I smelled the residue of smoke, smelled like fireworks, cannons.

  3. Andre Bakhos:

    Those are violent New Year fireworks. That's quite a way to start the day off.

  4. Jamaal Gaines:

    You think you hear fireworks, but you see people grabbing their kids and running.

  5. Alhambra City Manager Mark Yokoyama:

    No one has seen the cause of the booms, smelled it or found remnants of fireworks.

Images & Illustrations of fireworks

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