Pronunciation: (pī"rō-tek-nish'un), [key]
1. a specialist in the origin of fires, their nature and control, etc.
2. a fireworks technician or expert; pyrotechnist.
3. a performer capable of dazzling virtuosity: a pyrotechnician of the keyboard.
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