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Meaning of "firework" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FIREWORK

firework  [ˈfaɪəˌwɜːk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FIREWORK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Firework is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FIREWORK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Fireworks

Fireworks are a class of explosive pyrotechnic devices used for aesthetic, cultural, and religious purposes. A fireworks event is a display of the effects produced by firework devices. Fireworks competitions are also regularly held at a number of places. Fireworks take many forms to produce the four primary effects: noise, light, smoke and floating materials They may be designed to burn with flames and sparks of many colors, typically red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, silver and gold. Displays are common throughout the world and are the focal point of many cultural and religious celebrations. The earliest documentation of fireworks dates back to 7th century China, where they were invented. The fireworks were used to accompany many festivities. It is a part of the culture of China and had its origin there; eventually it spread to other cultures and societies. Important events and festivities such as the Spring Festival and the Mid-Autumn Festival were and still are times when fireworks are guaranteed sights. China is the largest manufacturer and exporter of fireworks in the world.

Definition of firework in the English dictionary

The definition of firework in the dictionary is a device, such as a Catherine wheel, Roman candle, or rocket, in which combustible materials are ignited and produce coloured flames, sparks, and smoke, sometimes accompanied by bangs.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FIREWORK


artwork
ˈɑːtˌwɜːk
camerawork
ˈkæmərəˌwɜːk
chequerwork
ˈtʃekəˌwɜːk
copperwork
ˈkɒpəˌwɜːk
counterwork
ˈkaʊntəˌwɜːk
figurework
ˈfɪɡəˌwɜːk
framework
ˈfreɪmˌwɜːk
hairwork
ˈheəˌwɜːk
Hellerwork
ˈhɛləˌwɜːk
homework
ˈhəʊmˌwɜːk
lacquerwork
ˈlækəˌwɜːk
network
ˈnɛtˌwɜːk
paperwork
ˈpeɪpəˌwɜːk
patchwork
ˈpætʃˌwɜːk
pokerwork
ˈpəʊkəˌwɜːk
timberwork
ˈtɪmbəˌwɜːk
underwork
ˈʌndəˌwɜːk
wickerwork
ˈwɪkəˌwɜːk
wirework
ˈwaɪəˌwɜːk
wonderwork
ˈwʌndəˌwɜːk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FIREWORK

fireproof dish
fireproof door
firer
fireroom
fireside
fireside chat
firestone
firestorm
firethorn
firetrap
firewall
firewarden
firewater
fireweed
FireWire
firewoman
firewood
firework display
fireworks
fireworm

WORDS THAT END LIKE FIREWORK

bridgework
casework
coursework
falsework
housework
lacework
latticework
lifework
needlework
out of work
piecework
pilework
pipework
prework
rework
ropework
spadework
stonework
telework
timework
trestlework

Synonyms and antonyms of firework in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «firework» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FIREWORK

Find out the translation of firework to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of firework from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «firework» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

烟花
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

fuego artificial
570 millions of speakers

English

firework
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आतशबाज़ी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الألعاب النارية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

фейерверк
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fogos de artifício
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আতশবাজি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

feu d´artifice
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

bunga api
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Feuerwerk
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

花火
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

폭죽
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kembang api
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bắn pháo hoa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பட்டாசு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फटाके
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

havai fişek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fuochi d´artificio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

fajerwerk
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

феєрверк
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

focuri de artificii
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πυροτέχνημα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vuurwerk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fyrverkeri
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fyrverkeri
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of firework

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FIREWORK»

The term «firework» is quite widely used and occupies the 28.150 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FIREWORK» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «firework» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «firework» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about firework

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FIREWORK»

Discover the use of firework in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to firework and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Firework
. Here, said I, in wild proclamation, is one for history and a half."— Gordon Lish Firework is the story of a man who, though ill-equipped to help himself, attempts to help someone else, and the beautifully rendered, perhaps necessary ...
Eugene Marten, 2010
2
Firework Maker's Daughter
Catchy tunes, impressive costumes and subtle yet effective special effects make for a fun family day out and highlights include the stunning costume of talking white elephant Hamlet and the beautifully crafted puppets used to help tell the ...
Philip Pullman, 2012
3
The Fabulous Firework Family: Story and Pictures by
A Mexican family prepares a grand fireworks display for the festival of the village's patron saint. With illustrations labeled in Spanish.
James Flora, 1994
4
Firecrackers!: An Eye-Popping Collection of Chinese Firework Art
Conjuring memories of outdoor celebrations and childhood mischief, this scintillating collection of pop culture artifacts will kindle the imaginations of advertising art aficionados, paper ephemera collectors, and fireworks enthusiasts ...
Warren Dotz, Jack Mingo, George Moyer, 2008
5
Scrappy Firework Quilts
Not only is 'Scrappy Firework Quilts' filled with expert advice, it also features 19 projects including full-size bed quilts, throws, wall hangings and a sewing box to hold all of your sewing tools.
Edyta Sitar, 2012
6
The Chemistry of Fireworks
Concoctions were made containing all manner of substances including oils, honey and beeswax, but among the most significant, so far as future firework makers were concerned, were the ingredients sulfur and saltpetre. Unbeknown to the ...
Michael S. Russell, 2009
7
Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales
The term “ firework " comprises firework composition and manufactured fireworks. The term “firework composition" means any chemical compound or mechanically- mixed preparation of an explosive or inflammable nature which is used for the ...
New South Wales, 1907
8
The Statutes of Practical Utility [1235-1895]: Arranged in ...
A firework factory shall not be deemed to be a small firework Provision in factory for the purposes of this act if there is upon the same factory at the figrlirfiigwork same time' manufacturer (a) More than one hundred pounds of any explosive other ...
Joseph Chitty, John Mounteney Lely, Great Britain, 1894
9
Firework: Sheet
Another No. 1 smash from Katy Perry! This song is infectious and features a powerful message. This easy piano arrangement features lyrics, chord symbols, and helpful fingering suggestions.
Katy Perry, 2011
10
The Preparatory Manual of Black Powder and Pyrotechnics
Section. 3: Firework. Effects. Stars. 1. 07-03-001A: Brilliant “white flare” star composition for multiple purposes: 62.32% barium nitrate, 22.60% potassium nitrate, 4.24% sulfur, 4.24% barium chlorate, 3.42% aluminum, 2.46% magnesium ...
Jared Ledgard, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FIREWORK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term firework is used in the context of the following news items.
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South Florida teen injured by firework returns home
Javonte McNair lost his hand and injured his eye after a firework exploded near his face Wednesday. After surgery and spending several days ... «7Online WSVN-TV, Jul 15»
2
Firework Fire Consequences
The joint investigation of the Grand Junction Fire Department and Police Department have determined that a firework was the cause of the fire. «WesternSlopeNow, Jul 15»
3
Rose Village fire started by modified firework
An improvised firework started a fire in the grass at 3312 R St., which spread to the outside of the vacant house, said Vancouver Fire Marshal ... «The Columbian, Jul 15»
4
CJ Wilson, Buccaneers cornerback, reportedly loses two fingers in …
The Tampa Bay Times, citing Wilson's high school coach, reported that Wilson was hospitalized and remained there Tuesday after a firework ... «New York Daily News, Jul 15»
5
Teen loses hand after firework accident
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (WSVN) -- A teen is in the hospital after an accident involving a firework blew off his hand. Two children at a home in ... «7Online WSVN-TV, Jul 15»
6
Two NFL Players Lose Fingers in Firework-Related Accidents
Two NFL Players Lose Fingers in Firework-Related Accidents. By Polly Mosendz 7/9/15 at 9:54 AM. JPP. U.S.. New York Giants defensive end Jason ... «Newsweek, Jul 15»
7
With Fourth Of July Behind Us, Firework Injuries Continue To Pile Up
As of Wednesday night CHI Creighton had reported 52 emergency room visits tied to firework injuries. That's 21 injuries reported since July, 5th ... «WOWT, Jul 15»
8
Another man dies after shooting firework off body
(NEWSER) – Another man is dead after reportedly shooting a firework off his own body, this time in Texas. Postal worker Justin Bartek, 30, was ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
9
Texas Father Killed While Launching Huge Firework Off His Chest
A Texas man was killed Tuesday after he launched a firework off his chest, Houston's KPRC reported. Justin Bartek, 30, was a beloved ... «Gawker, Jul 15»
10
Volunteer recovering after Denison firework accident
The firework catches fire, and the volunteer drops the explosive then he ... remembers after a spark somehow ignited a firework in his hand. «KXII-TV, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Firework [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/firework>. Jul 2020 ».
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