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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (astronomy) any of the small solid extraterrestrial bodies that hits the earth's atmosphere;

Usage examples (30)
  • No point in having to call your meteor watching on account of cold.
  • When the number of meteors is large, it is called meteor shower or meteor storm.
  • - Soldier: “Sir, the meteor is changing its course and it isn’t disintegrating”.
  • While we may never know for sure, at least one scientist believes the meteor could be the answer. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Note: If something is "meatier" it contains more meat or substance, not to be confused with "meteor" which is a bright, moving heavenly body.
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