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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An especially luminous meteor (sometimes exploding).

Usage examples (39)
  • The structure has been subject to competing theories as to whether it was the result of bolide impact or salt mobility.
  • The fireball – also called a bolide – created a dusty tail upon entering the atmosphere of the Earth.
  • The military thought that it was most likely a bolide?
  • Donno about the coincidence with the Indonesian bolide. for more
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