PYROTECHNIC

PYROTECHNIC
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  • pyrotechnic — [pī΄rə tek′nik] adj. [Fr pyrotechnique < Gr pyr, FIRE + technē, art: see TECHNIC] 1. of fireworks 2. designating or of devices or materials that activate propellants, safety systems, signals, etc. in spacecraft, by igniting or exploding on… …   English World dictionary

  • Pyrotechnic — Pyr o*tech nic, Pyrotechnical Pyr o*tech nic*al, a. [Pyro + technic, technical: cf. F. pyrotechnique. See {Fire}, {Technical}.] Of or pertaining to fireworks, or the art of forming them. [1913 Webster] {Pyrotechnical sponge}. See under {Sponge}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pyrotechnic — of or pertaining to fireworks, 1825, from PYRO (Cf. pyro ) (q.v.) + Gk. tekhnikos made by art, from tekhne art (see TECHNO (Cf. techno )). Fig. use attested from 1847 …   Etymology dictionary

  • pyrotechnic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to fireworks. 2) brilliant or spectacular. DERIVATIVES pyrotechnical adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • pyrotechnic — adj. Pyrotechnic is used with these nouns: ↑display …   Collocations dictionary

  • pyrotechnic — [18] The Greek word for ‘fire’ was pūr (it came from the same prehistoric Indo European source as English fire). It underlies a range of English words, including pyracantha 405 pyx [17] (etymologically ‘fire thorn’), pyre [17], pyrethrum [16],… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • pyrotechnic — pirotechninė medžiaga statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Chemikalų mišinys, kuris degdamas gali skleisti šviesą, šilumą, dūmus, garsą ar dujas; taip pat gali būti naudojamas sprogdinimo grandinei uždelsti, nes mišinio degimo laikas yra žinomas.… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • pyrotechnic — [18] The Greek word for ‘fire’ was pūr (it came from the same prehistoric Indo European source as English fire). It underlies a range of English words, including pyracantha [17] (etymologically ‘fire thorn’), pyre [17], pyrethrum [16], and… …   Word origins

  • Pyrotechnic star — Pyrotechnic stars are pellets or simply pieces of pyrotechnic composition which may contain metal powders, salts or other compounds that, when ignited, burn a certain colour or exude a spark effect. They are a part of all projectile type… …   Wikipedia

  • Pyrotechnic composition — A pyrotechnic composition is a substance or mixture of substances designed to produce an effect by heat, light, sound, gas or smoke or a combination of these, as a result of non detonative self sustaining exothermic chemical reactions.… …   Wikipedia

  • Pyrotechnic initiator — A pyrotechnic initiator (also initiator or igniter) is a device containing a pyrotechnic composition used primarily to ignite other, more difficult to ignite materials, e.g. thermites, gas generators, and solid fuel rockets. The name is often… …   Wikipedia

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