Definition of "fireball" []

  • (noun) A brilliantly burning sphere.
  • (noun) A highly luminous, intensely hot spherical cloud of dust, gas, and vapor generated by a nuclear explosion.
  • (noun) A meteor that is as bright or brighter than the brightest planets.
  • (noun) See ball of fire.

Use "fireball" in a sentence

  • "I do not remember claiming "that a cryogenic fireball is unsurvivable"."
  • "I didn't say anything about the probability of death, I only made that counter claim that any claim that a cryogenic fireball is unsurvivable is demonstrably false."
  • "Each fireball is a hollow spherical shell with a hole in it; when the inside is ignited, the hole acts as a rocket nozzle."

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