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firecracker

[′fīr‚krak·ər]
(engineering)
A cylindrically shaped item containing an explosive and a fuse; used to simulate the noise of an explosive charge.
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UO athletic department spokesman David Williford said Friday that security members at Autzen games have been instructed to first tell fans about the new rule before confiscating their noise makers.
This may also be useful for noise makers -- the odds are they don't realize they disturb you so much.
Called Lament of the Noise Makers this is a work of animated object theatre.
Pumpkin Arts has teamed up with children at the Rowley View play scheme in Darlaston, to work on eye-catching costumes and noise makers for the acclaimed event.
In the 13 years they've been away, Gang Of Four have heard their aggressive staccato rock become the sound du jour for a host of hip new noise makers from Franz Ferdinand to Bloc Party and The Rapture.
To add to the revelry, guests were provided with tiaras and top hats, noise makers and paper streamers as they joined together to count down the hours, toast the year 2007 with champagne and plant kisses on everyone in sight.
To make matters worse, many of the noise makers have been putting people around them through hell FOR OVER A YEAR.
Inconsiderate noise makers could face prosecution for a single incident.
I have seen pottery, Braided rugs, walking sticks, wind chimes, candle holders, wooden utensils and bowls, wooden toys, noise makers, loom woven area rugs and ponchos and shawls, rope sandals, funny hats, and traditional art work sell.
and that was just the brief yet brilliant headline slot from the young Norwich noise makers.
Unlike local governments, who have no vested interest in the operation of thumping subwoofers or the First Amendment rights of a Led Zeppelin-obsessed teenager, the federal agencies that regulate transportation noise makers must by necessity be concerned with those constituents' economic well-being.
Nuisance noise makers are being targeted by Middlesbrough Council.