colored smoke


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colored smoke

[¦kəl·ərd ¦smōk]
(materials)
Gaseous products of a distinctive color which forms a colored cloud and may be used for signals or target markers.
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Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, will include individual and group air displays and a colored smoke show.
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The bold bottle, the splash of vodka and ribbons of colored smoke depict the energy and anticipation of what may happen at any given moment, with SVEDKA center stage.
The celebration is divided into three blocks: morning block on the central square will present the military parade with the use of colored smoke grenades and a parade of labor collectives.
As one might expect from a company which pioneered the "Unsinkable Boat," Whaler puts a lot of effort into safety, Burman says they perform a "smoke test" on all new boats--pumping colored smoke into mechanical spaces, while monitoring cabins to ensure there are no entry points for carbon monoxide.
Soldiers on the battlefield use colored smoke in a variety of ways--to identify landing zones, friendly troops, potential targets, and to communicate with--but it's being overhauled to make it safer for Soldiers and the environment.
Kumho engineers and sales personnel observing one of these drifting events proposed that if one could make tires that produced a colored smoke, that entertainment value would be enhanced significantly.
While evaluators hurried the Soldiers through their tasks, explosions shook the trees around them, simulated small-arms fire erupted from every direction, and plumes of colored smoke billowed into the air.
Elsewhere, a plasma screen TV played videos of thirteen of the "Atmospheres," performances that Chicago staged in California public parks using enough colored smoke, roman candles and gem-hued pyrotechnics to warm Dennis Oppenheim's fire-loving heart.
It's everything they are and everything they do That mantra includes the use of fireworks, power sports, colored smoke bombs, and the kinda noisy, ass-ratting lowbrow art rock that could very well shake the last 15 years of junk food consumption from your bowels in two-second blasts of bottom-heavy noise.
By Rana Sweis, Star Staff Writer As he sat back comfortably, holding a mahogany brown colored smoke pipe, Moustapha Akkad whose films include The Message and Lion of the Desert starring Anthony Quinn, spoke of his life and career in Hollywood.
The images were now reappearing superimposed, enveloped in clouds of dazzling, colored smoke.