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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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The firecracker manufacturers were also upset at the attitude of the central government towards their industry.
This year, Mendoza said top injuries came from fireworks (pyrotechnic) display (4 cases), followed by Kwitis (2), Piccolo (2), Triangle (1), while the other three were regulated/legal firecrackers and a stray bullet.
After limiting the use of firecrackers to community displays, President Duterte is now pushing for a ban on firecrackers in the country.
Panizales said DOH would strive to attain a zero firecracker injury next year.
Aiming for zero casualty from firecrackers, the DOH has reiterated its position backing a total ban on firecrackers in the country.
"Hopefully this year, we can achieve zero casualty related to firecrackers," said Montejo on Friday.
Firecracker and pyrotechnic buyers are also reminded that under RA 7183, it is prohibited to sell firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices to anyone under 18 years of age.
The Firecracker Association, earlier in December last year moved the apex court, challenging its earlier order of banning firecrackers in Delhi-NCR.
Talking on public broadcaster CyBC yesterday, a victim of a firecracker explosion Nicos Vasilliou spoke of his ordeal when he nearly lost his hand to an erupting firecracker in 2000.
PARENTS have been accused of putting their children's lives at risk by smuggling firecrackers into Bahrain.
Firecracker is a producer of factual and factual entertainment programming in the UK and US.
These sleeves, which are available f rom several foundry suppliers, usually contain a firecracker core and are reliable.