pyrotechnical

pyrotechnic

[pahy-ruh-tek-nik]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to pyrotechnics.
2.
pertaining to, resembling, or suggesting fireworks.
Also, pyrotechnical.


Origin:
1695–1705; pyro- + technic

pyrotechnically, adverb
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pyrotechnics (ˌpaɪrəʊˈtɛknɪks)
 
n
1.  (functioning as singular) the art or craft of making fireworks
2.  (functioning as singular or plural) a firework display
3.  (functioning as singular or plural) brilliance of display, as in the performance of music: keyboard pyrotechnics
 
pyro'technic
 
adj
 
pyro'technical
 
adj

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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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