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meteorite

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noun me·te·or·ite \ˈmē-tē-ə-ˌrīt\

Simple Definition of meteorite

  • : a piece of rock or metal that has fallen to the ground from outer space : a meteor that reaches the surface of the Earth without burning up entirely

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of meteorite

  1. :  a meteor that reaches the surface of the earth without being completely vaporized

meteoritic play \ˌmē-tē-ə-ˈri-tik\ also meteoritical play \-ti-kəl\ adjective

METEORITE Defined for Kids

meteorite

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noun me·te·or·ite \ˈmē-tē-ə-ˌrīt\

Definition of meteorite for Students

  1. :  a meteor that reaches the surface of the earth





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