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meteor

noun [C] uk   /ˈmiː.ti.ɔːr/  us   /-t̬i.ɔːr/
a piece of rock or other matter from space that produces a bright light as it travels through the Earth's atmosphere
Translations of “meteor”
in Arabic نَيزَك…
in Korean 유성…
in Malaysian meteor…
in French météore…
in Turkish göktaşı, meteor…
in Italian meteora…
in Chinese (Traditional) 流星…
in Russian метеор…
in Polish meteor…
in Vietnamese sao băng…
in Spanish meteorito…
in Portuguese meteoro…
in Thai ดาวตก…
in German der Meteor…
in Catalan meteor…
in Japanese 流星…
in Indonesian meteor…
in Chinese (Simplified) 流星…
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