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English definition of “meteor”


noun [C]     /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 → See also shooting star, falling starAstronomy - general words
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