meteorite Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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meteoritenoun [C]

uk   /ˈmiː.ti.ər.aɪt/  us   /-t̬i.ə.raɪt/
a ​piece of ​rock or other ​matter from ​space that has ​landed on ​earth
(Definition of meteorite from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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meteoritenoun [C]

 us   /ˈmi·t̬i·əˌrɑɪt/
earth science a ​piece of ​matter from ​space that has ​landed on ​earth: Meteorites ​strikingland usually ​vaporizeinstantly.
(Definition of meteorite from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “meteorite”
in Chinese (Simplified) 陨星, 陨石…
in Turkish gök taşı…
in Russian метеорит…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隕星, 隕石…
in Polish meteoryt…
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