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shooting star

noun [C] uk   us   informal
a meteor (= a piece of rock from space that produces a bright light as it travels through the Earth's atmosphere)
Translations of “shooting star”
in Chinese (Traditional) 流星…
in Chinese (Simplified) 流星…
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