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me·te·or

meteor

 
pronunciation:
mi ti r [or] mi ti or
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part of speech: noun
definition: a bright streak or flash in the sky which occurs when small pieces of space material enter our atmosphere and burn up, often called a shooting star.
On a clear night, it is easy to see meteors streaking through the Earth's atmosphere.
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  outer space, rock, space, stone