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meteor

noun [C]  /ˈmi·t̬i·ər, -ˌɔr/ ( also shooting star) us  
a small piece of matter that falls from space with great speed, producing a bright light as it enters the earth’s atmosphere (= the air surrounding it)
Translations of “meteor”
in Korean 유성…
in Arabic نَيزَك…
in French météore…
in Turkish göktaşı, meteor…
in Italian meteora…
in Chinese (Traditional) 流星…
in Russian метеор…
in Polish meteor…
in Spanish meteorito…
in Portuguese meteoro…
in German der Meteor…
in Catalan meteor…
in Japanese 流星…
in Chinese (Simplified) 流星…
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