Meaning of “fireworks” in the English Dictionary

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"fireworks" in American English

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fireworksplural noun

us /ˈfɑɪərˌwɜrks/

small containers filled with explosive chemicals that make a loud noise when they explode and sometimes produce bright, colored patterns

Fireworks can also mean the pattern of colorful explosions in the air planned as a show:

What time do the fireworks start?

(Definition of “fireworks” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)