Roman Candle


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Roman Candle

noun A sky diving term used a canopy (parachute) that does not deploy due to entanglement of the lines.
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It blew a hole in my jeans and sprayed flames down my leg like a Roman candle.
Includes a five-pack of shot tubes, a 100-shot missile cake, five packs of sparklers, each containing five sparklers, two Catherine wheels, a 24-piece selection box, a five pack of rockets, a 10-shot aerial display, a 16-shot Roman candle cake and a pack of three firework lighters.
This Roman candle of a man shed light wherever he went and we will all miss him greatly.
Caesar and Caligula would approve of this Roman candle attack
"Liberace and a roman candle walk into a bar," writes California poet Jennifer Gigantino, in a poem performed last week at the Encyclopedia Show at Brown University in Providence.
"Where's you manager?" Denny, Phil, Steve and I pointed to Dave, standing there with a sheepish grin, a lit Roman candle clutched in each hand.
Smith, a graduate of Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass., issued his first solo disc, "Roman Candle," in 1994 on the tiny Cavity Search label.
But Bright (wonderfully apt name; her quippy prose burns like a Roman candle) does not shrink from the challenge.
The pour was stopped, we helpers fled, The foundry ceiling basked in red, The reactor now too hot to handle, Looked like a giant Roman candle,
The NCRPO said pyrotechnic devices that can be used outside the firecracker zones include Butterfly, Fountain, Jumbo Regular and Special, Luces, Mabuhay, Roman Candle, Trompillo, Whistle Devices, and all kinds of pyrotechnic devices.
6 Acoustic Folk Roman Candle presents John Smith at St Mary's Creative Space on St Mary's Hill on Sunday at 7.30pm.
These include baby rocket, bawang, small triangulo, pulling of strings, paper caps, el diablo, kwitis, sparklers, luces, fountain, trompillo, airwolf, roman candle and other similar devices.