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pyrotechnics

py·ro·tech·nics

pyrotechnics

pronunciation:
paI ro tek nihks
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (used with a sing. or pl. verb) the practice or art of making or using fireworks.
definition 2: a show of fireworks.
definition 3: any impressive or brilliant performance or display, as in playing a musical instrument or in public speaking.
derivation: pyrotechnist (n.)
Word Parts
The word pyrotechnics contains the following parts:
pyr, pyro Greek root that means fire, heat, fever
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology