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pyrotechnician

[ pahy-roh-tek-nish-uhn ]
/ ˌpaɪ roʊ tɛkˈnɪʃ ən /
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noun
a specialist in the origin of fires, their nature and control, etc.
a fireworks technician or expert; pyrotechnist.
a performer capable of dazzling virtuosity: a pyrotechnician of the keyboard.
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Origin of pyrotechnician

First recorded in 1720–30; pyro(technics) + technician
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How to use pyrotechnician in a sentence

  • “It would look like a revolution,” added the pyrotechnician negligently, as he lighted a cigarette in the lamp chimney.

  • “Be on your guard,” cautioned the pyrotechnician, exchanging a knowing look with Placido.

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