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ROMAN CANDLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Roman candle mean? 

ROMAN CANDLE (noun)
  The noun ROMAN CANDLE has 1 sense:

1. a cylindrical firework that projects a series of colored balls of fire

  Familiarity information: ROMAN CANDLE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ROMAN CANDLE (noun)


Sense 1Roman candle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A cylindrical firework that projects a series of colored balls of fire

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("Roman candle" is a kind of...):

firework; pyrotechnic ((usually plural) a device with an explosive that burns at a low rate and with colored flames; can be used to illuminate areas or send signals etc.)


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