from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A brilliantly burning sphere.
- n. A highly luminous, intensely hot spherical cloud of dust, gas, and vapor generated by a nuclear explosion.
- n. A meteor that is as bright or brighter than the brightest planets.
- n. See ball of fire.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A ball of fire.
- n. An explosion, which results in a fireball.
- n. A meteor bright enough to cast shadows.
- n. A class of sailing dinghy with a single trapeze and a symmetrical spinnaker, sailed by a crew of two.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A ball filled with powder or other combustibles, intended to be thrown among enemies, and to injure by explosion; also, to set fire to their works and light them up, so that movements may be seen.
- n. A rare phenomenon often associated with or caused by lightning, resembling a luminous ball of fire passing rapidly through the air or along solid objects, then disappearing, and sometimes exploding. It seldom lasts more than a few seconds. Also called ball lightning, globe lightning, globular lightning, or kugelblitz.
- n. A large mass of fire caused by a large explosion, as of inflammable liquids or a nuclear device. The larger fireballs, as of nuclear explosions, rise seemingly intact into the air and may reach high altitudes while still glowing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A ball of fire, as the sun.
- n. Milit., a ball filled with explosives or combustibles, intended to be thrown among enemies, to injure them by explosion, to set fire to their works and expose their movements, or simply to produce the last result by the light of its own combustion.
- n. Globe-lightning; an electrical phenomenon sometimes seen in thunder-storms, having the appearance of a globe of fire falling from the clouds and often bursting with a loud report.
- n. A ball composed of very fine anthracite coal or dust and clay, used to kindle fires.
- n. The scarlet lychnis, Lychnis Chalcedonica.
- n. In heraldry, same as ball fired (which see, under ball): as, a fire-ball fired in four places.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the luminous center of a nuclear explosion
- n. an especially luminous meteor (sometimes exploding)
- n. a highly energetic and indefatigable person
- n. a ball of fire (such as the sun or a ball-shaped discharge of lightning)
I do not remember claiming "that a cryogenic fireball is unsurvivable".
I didn't say anything about the probability of death, I only made that counter claim that any claim that a cryogenic fireball is unsurvivable is demonstrably false.
Each fireball is a hollow spherical shell with a hole in it; when the inside is ignited, the hole acts as a rocket nozzle.
- Hold on to a fireflower in your “save” slot on castle and tower levels, fireball is a cheap way to kill most bosses.
A: The fireball is huge and loud and expensive and there is grinding guitar music on the soundtrack informing everyone that we are bad, bad dudes!
Just writing about the blast and the force of the fireball is enough to bring back the noxious fumes of the burning fuel, the sounds of screaming frightful employees, and the sway of our building.
a lovely young mom in fireball-orange pants and her three beautiful children, laughing and running down the street life gribouillé par outre mesure le étiquettes: felix et errabunda ronrons:
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Still to be unidentified, still identified, yet to be identified, after ruling out satellite debris, some officials are saying the fireball might be a meteor.
He said the possibility the fireball was a meteor can't be ruled out.