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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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This is where you hear that whatever it is the noise makers are speaking about is dumb, it will never work, it is a pipe dream, etc.
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.
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.
Inconsiderate noise makers could face prosecution for a single incident.
Deer toes are early "noise makers" which pre-date bells on dancers and are still worn today by some straight and traditional dancers.
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.
I would also suggest, instead of fans trying to set up the "Sky Blue Ultras" (noise makers!), the club offer a discount to the fans that travel away, as long as they all sit together (In a block of their choosing) at the new Arena.
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.
Nuisance bears will be subjected to aversive conditioning, including rubber bullets, noise makers, exploding darts, or pepper spray.
BOWQUIVERS: Bowquivers can be real noise makers, and you may need to spend some time quieting the one you're using, especially if it has many parts or doesn't attach solidly to your bow.