meteor definition

  • noun:
    • A bright trail or streak that seems inside sky whenever a meteoroid is heated to incandescence by friction with the planet's environment. Also known as falling star, meteor rush, shooting star.
    • A fast-moving streak of light within the night sky brought on by the entry of extraterrestrial matter to the planet's atmosphere: A shooting star or falling star.
    • A prop like poi balls, because it's twirled after a cord or cable.
    • A striking tool resembling a track and field hammer comprising a weight swung at the conclusion of a cable or string.
    • Any phenomenon or look when you look at the atmosphere, as clouds, rainfall, hail, snowfall, etc.
    • Specif.: A transient luminous body or look present in the atmosphere, or in a far more elevated region.
    • A mass of stone or other substance which sometimes falls towards earth from room beyond the moon, using up from atomospheric friction and producing a brilliant but usually very brief path of light into the environment; also known as a shooting star.
    • Any atmospheric trend.
    • particularly A transient fiery or luminous human anatomy seen in or through environment, often with its even more elevated area: a shooting-star. If it reaches the top of earth, it is known as a meteorite, previously aĆ«rolite, as well as (really seldom) uranolite.
    • a tiny body moving in area, as well as similar nature as people who become visible by experiencing our environment.
    • An abbreviation of meteorology, meteorological.
    • (astronomy) some of the little solid extraterrestrial systems that strikes the planet earth's atmosphere
    • a streak of light within the sky during the night that outcomes when a meteoroid strikes the planet earth's environment and environment friction triggers the meteoroid to melt or vaporize or explode

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