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meteor

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmiːtiər/
a rock from outer space that becomes very hot and burns brightly in the sky at night as it enters Earth's atmosphere (= air surrounding Earth) Astronomy - general words
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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