firework : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n (usually plural) a device with an explosive that burns at a low rate and with colored flames; can be used to illuminate areas or send signals etc.
- NBC's coverage of the Olympic opening ceremonies is coming under fire (so to speak) for its presentation of the "fireworks" at the beginning of the spectacular.
- The Grucci family of Long Island, New York, calls itself "America's first family of fireworks" and has a solid claim to that title.
- More questions than answers remain in the wake of a deadly fireworks factory explosion.