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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of numerous small celestial bodies composed of rock and metal that move around the sun (mainly between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter) adj. - Shaped like a star.

Usage examples (32)
  • Do we know when the next asteroid is going to hit?
  • A large asteroid is on a collision course with Earth.
  • An asteroid is going to come whizzing by, as the Bad Astronomer points out.
  • An asteroid is on a collision course with the earth and you have one hour left to live. for more
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