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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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The Netherlands-based manufacturer, KMG, sent out a Thursday notice to owners for a shut-down of all rides similar to the Fire Ball worldwide.
TERROR A row of seats appears to break off the Fire Ball ride
109 passengers and crew down in a fire ball that killed all aboard and also
He said: "We had a Fire Ball here on Friday night and we knew there would be hundreds of guests coming.
Summary: Amateur shows a huge fire ball roaring through a San Francisco neighbourhood after a gas line ruptured in the area.
and UNIFIL commander confirms unanimity on easing tension in south Hariri: With calm we open dialogue doors and with tribunal we protect Lebanon AL-AKHBAR: Sessions week towards calm: Agreement on oil and absenting of tribunal AN-NAHAR: Two consensual projects about Palestinian rights and oil resources Public protests over electricity rationing a rolling fire ball DAILY STAR: Hariri persists with calls for calm as tribunal tensions simmer
In the first incident, a bomb was planted in oil tanker parked in the Wazir Dand area which burst and resulting a huge fire ball when the oil caught fire.
They look like a little magenta fire ball dropping out of the sky," Clark says.
Different vendors had gasoline and propane tanks--as they passed by one of the vendors, an IED went off and according to the vehicle behind them their vehicle was completely engulfed by a giant fire ball.
There will be a fire ball in Ituri and we will all be held accountable throughout history for this.
Cardiff University graduate Bethan, from Porth, Rhondda, suffered horrific burns when the One-Two-Go flight erupted into a fire ball as it crash landed on the Thai island of Phuket.
Immediately after SSgt Harris saw the flash of light, a large fire ball emerged from the wheel well and quickly vanished.
He had a long revolver or rifle in his possession, and he suddenly began to fire ball cartridges with the weapon.
TWO steeplejacks plunged 30 metres to their deaths after they were engulfed in a fire ball so ferocious it melted steel support cables, Preston Crown Court heard.