1. a stony meteorite consisting of silicate minerals
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How To Use aerolite In A Sentence

  • And one speculator of the time took a step even more daring, urging that the aerolites were neither of telluric nor selenitic origin, nor yet children of the sun, as the old Greeks had, many of them, contended, but that they are visitants from the depths of cosmic space. A History of Science: in Five Volumes. Volume III: Modern development of the physical sciences
  • I have suggested (Pilgrimage iii. 159) that the famous Black Stone of Meccah, which appears to me a large aerolite, is a remnant of this worship and that the tomb of Eve near Jeddah was the old “Sakhrah tawílah” or Long Stone (ibid. iii. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • Silicon has also been detected in the Sun and stars and is found in certain types of meteorites known as aerolites.
  • Chladni on meteoric stones, etc., 118, 135; on the selenic origin of aerolites, 121; on the supposed phenomenon of ascending shooting stars, 122; on the obscuration of the Sun's disk, 133; sound-figures, 135; pulsations in the tails of comets, 143. COSMOS: A Sketch of the Physical Description of the Universe, Vol. 1
  • This aerolite could not be the object in question, for how could an aerolite blow a trumpet? Robur the Conqueror
  • Meteorites are divided into three groups: siderites, siderolites, and aerolites.
  • Was it an aerolite shooting obliquely through the atmosphere? Robur the Conqueror
  • Whilst kissing it and rubbing hands and forehead upon it I narrowly observed it, and came away persuaded that it is an aerolite. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah
  • The presence of aerolites is also accompanied with loud reports, which are absent in the case of these meteors.
  • But later on it was discovered that the observers had been deceived in the body, and that what they had seen was an aerolite. Robur the Conqueror
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