Synonyms for pyrotechny

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It is also used to form sulphide of barium; and, in pyrotechny, instead of the more expensive nitrate.

I shall create some surprising effects if my old cunning in pyrotechny has not forsaken me.

A place fitted up for the performance of experimental or manufacturing operations in chemistry, pharmacy, and pyrotechny.

The "System of Pyrotechny" bears the ear-marks of much careful experimental study.

Common coal, for burning in fires, is never employed in pyrotechny; it would produce only dull red sparks and smoke.

Its chief use is as a pigment and in pyrotechny to make white fire.

It is decomposed by heat, and is largely used in pyrotechny for the preparation of green fire.

That was "back in the Sixties," when his lapses were as far apart as they were unrivalled in consumption, span, and pyrotechny.

Having seen Venetian pyrotechny, one realizes that all fireworks should be ignited over water.

At length the discharge of a cannon summoned the admirers of pyrotechny to witness a display of their art.

WORD ORIGIN

1729, from pyrotechnic (also see -ics). Figurative sense is from 1901.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PYROTECHNY

fireworks display

nounfireworks exhibition

pyrotechnics

nounfireworks
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