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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A solid space particle so small that it drifts down to earth without becoming intensely heated in the atmosphere.

Usage examples (37)
  • We had a micrometeorite collecting package on board.
  • The frog and flower are from the National Wildlife Service; the micrometeorite from NASA.
  • Sandpapered by eons of micrometeorite infall, most of the Moon's mountains looked tired and old.
  • As long as it retains structural strength, microcracks and micrometeorite holes make no significant difference. for more
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