from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An artillery shell that explodes in midair with a shower of lights, used for illumination and signaling.

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  • noun military A type of ammunition shell which bursts to release a shower of stars for illuminating enemy positions etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an artillery shell containing an illuminant


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