fireball


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Synonyms for fireball

an especially luminous meteor (sometimes exploding)

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a highly energetic and indefatigable person

a ball of fire (such as the sun or a ball-shaped discharge of lightning)

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the luminous center of a nuclear explosion

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Unfortunately, Fireball shipped its North American formula to Europe and found that one ingredient is out of compliance with European regulations.
Hornstein continued that the bigger the fireballs get, the brighter they are making it easier to see because of which it was visible in most of the south Wyoming area.
Case said 'I was showing some craters on the Moon, when we suddenly saw a fairly bright fireball at 16h10.
An example was the fireball seen at about 20:47 UTC (and widely reported by the BBC, initially erroneously as an Eta Aquarid) on the evening of 2013 May 8.
I tend to prefer the Fireball for prairie dog shooting, due to its minimal recoil, but the .
With it in mind, consider meditating upon baby Jesus and the fireball greening within his tiny, compassionate heart.
The Federal Aviation Administration said the fireball was a natural phenomenon, not flying space material, and a North Texas astronomer said that it was probably a pick-up truck-sized meteor with the consistency of concrete.
The Federal Aviation Administration said the fireball was a natural phenomenon, not flying space junk, and a North Texas astronomer said more specifically that it was probably a pickup truck-sized meteor with the consistency of concrete.
We're thrilled to be a part of this very exciting Fireball Run story and to tell it through social media channels in a unique way," said High Gear Media's Editorial Director Marty Padgett.
If one or both escape the fireball, they break up into sprays of other particles.
More than 100 people reported seeing a fireball - thought to have landed around the north west of the country - early yesterday morning.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Company Announces Free PC and Mac Software for FireBall(TM) Users, Enabling Escient FireBall Media Managers to Browse and Play Music Stored on a Personal Computer via the Home Network
A meteorite has exploded into a huge fireball above Arizona just days before the year's best meteor shower.
Around midnight on Wednesday, people across Ireland spotted a huge fireball blaze across the sky before it broke up into smaller fragments.
Just as the victim is killed in a huge fireball the US pilot sings "Bye, bye, Miss American Pie," from the Don McLean song.