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pyrotechnician

[pahy-roh-tek-nish-uh n] /ˌpaɪ roʊ tɛkˈnɪʃ ən/
noun
1.
a specialist in the origin of fires, their nature and control, etc.
2.
a fireworks technician or expert; pyrotechnist.
3.
a performer capable of dazzling virtuosity:
a pyrotechnician of the keyboard.
Origin of pyrotechnician
1720-1730
1720-30; pyro(technics) + technician
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  • “It would look like a revolution,” added the pyrotechnician negligently, as he lighted a cigarette in the lamp chimney.

    The Reign of Greed Jose Rizal
  • “Be on your guard,” cautioned the pyrotechnician, exchanging a knowing look with Placido.

    The Reign of Greed Jose Rizal
Word Origin and History for pyrotechnician
n.

1729, from pyrotechnic + -an.

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