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pyrotechnic

[pahy-ruh-tek-nik] /ˌpaɪ rəˈtɛk nɪk/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to pyrotechnics.
2.
pertaining to, resembling, or suggesting fireworks.
Also, pyrotechnical.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; pyro- + technic
Related forms
pyrotechnically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for pyro-technical
pyrotechnic
"of or pertaining to fireworks," 1825, from pyro- (q.v.) + Gk. tekhnikos "made by art," from tekhne "art" (see techno-). Fig. use attested from 1847.
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