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a usually brief detail of news or information

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firework consisting of a tube filled with powder (as a broken firecracker) that burns with a fizzing noise

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Then the Squibs danced all over the place, and the Bengal Lights made everything look scarlet.
It was a damp squib, proposing that Europeans obtain the status of 'third-country nationals' in the UK, with fewer rights than British citizens are offered throughout the EU.
Tenders are invited for Procurement Of Cargo Fire Extinguisher Bottle Aft Squib And Fwd Squib
Paid a squillion to enter the house, KP (above) has proved something of a damp squib but that shouldn't surprise you - have you ever witnessed a dry squib?
AFTER Black Friday, Cyber Monday and panic Saturday, the poor old Boxing Day sales are a bit of a damp squib.
The keenly anticipated meeting with Russell Brand on BBC Question Time turned out to be a damp squib because, despite ranting on and reading from notes, Russell Brand had nothing constructive to say.
In some senses it could even be seen as the toned-down off-spring of its parent the 'damp squib.
But this column of cloud which has been scheduled to rise above the Wirral skyline for months on end and which still shows no sign of appearing is a damp squib.
Plavix [R], made by Bristol-Myers Squib, is one of the most profitable drugs of all time and has been used for secondary prevention of heart attacks and stroke in patients who have suffered these events.
ERNIE Jackson, Feedback June 5, is suggesting the Jubilee celebrations are another damp squib, I have to say not from what I witnessed over the weekend.
Standard is configured for cost-effective frontal crash protection with one to four squib outputs and no satellite interfaces.
While performing engine squib serial number verification on an aircraft, TSgt Oakes discovered the number three engine strut forward fire bottle squib and aft squib were installed in the incorrect positions.
like a squib round: enough power to pop the round outta the case.
I'd just ask all the people of Dudley to stay away so it becomes a damp squib.
Westinghouse was singled out for criticism over mechanical engineering issues in the design of its squib valves.