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meteor

me·te·or

meteor

 
 
pronunciation:
mi ti r [or] mi ti or
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part of speech: noun
definition: A piece of matter traveling through space. Upon entering a planet's atmosphere, a meteor can be seen as a bright streak in the sky and is called a meteorite or shooting star.
On a clear night, it is easy to see meteors traveling through the Earth's atmosphere.
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