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  • noun Plural form of fireball.

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Examples

  • Larger pieces that dive through the atmosphere can cause unusually bright meteors, which are called fireballs.

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  • When Stephen used the ring, the fireballs were a lot smaller….

    Half Upon a Time

  • When Stephen used the ring, the fireballs were a lot smaller….

    Half Upon a Time

  • When Stephen used the ring, the fireballs were a lot smaller….

    Half Upon a Time

  • When Stephen used the ring, the fireballs were a lot smaller….

    Half Upon a Time

  • Sounds a lot like bollide-type meteorites to me, especially since they were described as fireballs with tails.

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  • You can feel when you see a photo like that, it is a wall of fire with fireballs, which is what you hear, that kind of image when a fire is spreading quickly.

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  • One of those balls, generally called fireballs, had fallen from the clouds, and was burning on the plain at a short distance; and the voice which I had heard, and the plunging, were as easily accounted for.

    Lavengro

  • It was in 1856 during a sport of throwing fireballs, that is balls of strips of cloth, tightly wrapped and saturated with alcohol or kerosene, that the old belfry was burnt and the sonorous bell destroyed.

    History of the University of North Carolina. Volume I: From its Beginning to the Death of President Swain, 1789-1868

  • One of those balls, generally called fireballs, had fallen from the clouds, and was burning on the plain at a short distance; and the voice which I had heard, and the plunging, were as easily accounted for.

    Lavengro The Scholar, the Gypsy, the Priest

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