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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

Full Definition of meteorite

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

me·te·or·it·ic play \ˌmē-tē-ə-ˈri-tik\ also me·te·or·it·i·cal play \-ti-kəl\ adjective


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