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craternoun [C]

 us   /ˈkreɪ·t̬ər/
earth science a ​largehole in the ​top of a volcano (= ​mountain made from ​liquidrock) A crater is also a ​largehole made by something ​hitting the ​ground with ​force: The ​meteoriteleft a crater six ​feetdeep.
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craternoun [C]

uk   /ˈkreɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/
the round ​hole at the ​top of a volcano, or a ​hole in the ​groundsimilar to this: the ​huge crater of Vesuvius a ​bomb crater With a good ​telescope, you can ​see craters on the ​moon.
cratered
adjective uk   /-təd/  us   /-t̬ɚd/
a cratered ​surface
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