Squib

• (a.) A sarcastic speech or publication; a petty lampoon; a brief, witty essay. • (v. i.) To throw squibs; to utter sarcatic or severe reflections; to contend in petty dispute; as, to squib a little debate. • (a.) A writer of lampoons. • (a.) A paltry fellow. • (a.) A kind of slow match or safety fuse. • (a.) A little...
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squib

1. A little pipe, or hollow cylinder of paper, filled with powder or combustible matter, to be thrown into the air while burning, so as to burst there with a crack. 'Lampoons, like squibs, may make a present blaze.' (Waller) 'The making and selling of fireworks, and squibs . . . Is punishable.' (Blackstone) ... 2. <chemical> A kind of slow ma...
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squib

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

[explosive] A squib is a miniature explosive device used in a wide range of industries, from special effects to military applications. It resembles a tiny stick of dynamite, both in appearance and construction, although with considerably less explosive power. Squibs consist of two electrical leads which are separated by a plug of insulating...
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Squib

[sketched concept or visual solution] The term squib is sometimes used to describe a quick drawing of a visual composition or a proposed graphic solution. A rough sketch to demonstrate an idea. The origin of the term, `squib` as it relates to a sketched concept or idea is currently unknown, but has been adopted as industry slang by creative...
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Squib

[writing] A squib is a brief satirical or witty piece of writing or speech, like a lampoon, or a short, sometimes humorous piece in a newspaper or magazine, used as a filler. It can be intended to ignite thinking and discourse by others on topics of theoretical importance - e.g., see MIT Press`s journal, Linguistic Inquiry, but is often les...
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Squib

Squib (skwĭb) noun [ Middle English squippen , swippen , to move swiftly, Icelandic svipa to swoop, flash, dart, whip; akin to Anglo-Saxon swipian to whip, and English swift , adjective See Swift , adjective ] 1. A litt...
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Squib

Squib intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Squibbed ; present participle & verbal noun Squibbing .] To throw squibs; to utter sarcastic or severe reflections; to contend in petty dispute; as, to squib a little debate. [ C...
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Squib

A small explosive device that is attached to an individual performer and/or portions of the set for the purpose of giving the illusion of being impacted by a bullet. They are triggered by remote control or batteries and wires and give off no smoke
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Squib

A squib is a small, tubular explosive charge. Some squibs were used as early hand grenades, others as a charge used in blasting, and a third type as a small torpedo to ignite a main torpedo.
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Squib

Squib is slang for a gun.
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squib

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