[ US /ˈmitiɝ/ ]
[ UK /mˈiːtɪɐ/ ]
  1. (astronomy) any of the small solid extraterrestrial bodies that hits the earth's atmosphere
  2. a streak of light in the sky at night that results when a meteoroid hits the earth's atmosphere and air friction causes the meteoroid to melt or vaporize or explode
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  • In the near rocks zone, a battle airship firmly adsorb to a great meteorolite, an eye warrior watch with scout far places of Flolamp fleets, soundless, Boss, Flolamp have leaved for Life Star. Mini Star | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles
  • Meteorologists have known since 1946 that dry ice sprinkled on clouds can cause rain to fall.
  • The sight of the fireball was followed by a sonic boom as the meteorite exploded into thousands of pieces over Barwell near Leicester. Times, Sunday Times
  • What we will have to do is we will have to adapt to the meteorological conditions.
  • My research has largely been in the chemistry of how the particular components of chondrites, very primitive meteorites, actually formed in the solar nebula.
  • Alternatively, the soot might have come from the vaporization of oil deposits at the site of the meteorite impact.
  • Dionne Searcey/The Wall Street Journal Mr. Scott let National Weather Service meteorologists cast molds of the hailstone at their lab in Boulder, but he wouldn't let them dissect it. Mr. Scott's Hefty Hailstone
  • Sornette's discussion of the science of earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, hurricanes, tornadoes and meteorite impacts is riveting.
  • Other sources of high iridium concentrations are extraterrestrial objects, such as meteorites or comets.
  • Kevlar also was used on the Galileo probe to Jupiter, which included a parachute made of Kevlar, and at the International Space Station, where a blanket made of Kevlar was used to wrap its inner walls to protect from micrometeorites.
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