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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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Also legal are sparklers ('luces'), fountain, jumbo regular and special, 'mabuhay,' Roman candle, 'trompillo,' airwolf, butterfly and similar lightmaking devices.
But if this was the night Farage had planned all his political life, he spluttered like a Roman candle.
Rockets, roman candles and an array of bonfire night treats kept crowds entertained across the region.
Includes a Catherine wheel, 11 pretty coloured fountains, five Roman candles, four rockets and an aerial mine.
For all their sophistication, modern space vehicles are large Roman Candles powered by the same principles that to this day lift fireworks into the air.
MEGA BLASTER A value for money set of 19 fireworks comprising four Roman candles, 14 fountains and a Catherine wheel.
After Kim said yes, a 50-piece orchestra performed and fireworks and roman candles exploded into the night sky.
Every year Britain's skies are alight with rockets, Catherine wheels and Roman candles as November 5 draws near.
During the raid, police seized seven tear gas bombs, a home-made explosive device, 330,000 dangerous firecrackers, rockets, bottle rockets, sparklers, fountains, and Roman candles, the sources said.
Controversial fan firm Ultras Ahlawy lit roman candles throughout the stands to celebrate Ahly's first goal.
Did I become a success because of frizzy Afros, Roman candles, cowbells and deadheading?