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Pyro comes from the Greek word πυρ (pyr) meaning fire. It may also refer to:

  • Pyro-, a chemistry prefix indicating a dimeric acid anhydride (e.g., pyrophosphoric acid)
  • Pyro (horse), American thoroughbred racehorse
  • Mick Pyro, an Irish musician and journalist (born Michael Tierney)
  • Pyro cable, a copper-clad electrical cable mineral-insulated for fire resistance
  • Pyro Plastics Corporation, a plastic model kit maker 1940s through the 1970s.
  • Pyro Studios, a computer game developer based in Madrid
  • Pyrogallol, a photographic developing agent
  • Pyromania, an impulse control disorder in which a person repeatedly fails to resist impulses to deliberately start fires
  • Pyrotechnic fastener, a fastener with a remotely initiated pyrotechnic charge. Also known as a pyro or explosive bolt
  • Pyrotechnician, a person responsible for the safe storage, handling, and functioning of pyrotechnics
  • Pyrotechnics, the science of using materials capable of undergoing exothermic chemical reactions for the production of heat, light, gas, smoke and/or sound
  • PYthon Remote Objects, a remote procedure call library for the Python programming language
  • Python Robotics, a project designed to create an easy-to-use interface for accessing and controlling a wide variety of real and simulated robots
  • USS Pyro, the name of two U.S. Navy ammunition ships


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