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METEOROID

 Dictionary entry overview: What does meteoroid mean? 

METEOROID (noun)
  The noun METEOROID has 1 sense:

1. (astronomy) any of the small solid extraterrestrial bodies that hits the earth's atmosphere

  Familiarity information: METEOROID used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


METEOROID (noun)


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Meaning:

(astronomy) any of the small solid extraterrestrial bodies that hits the earth's atmosphere

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Synonyms:

meteoroid; meteor

Hypernyms ("meteoroid" is a kind of...):

estraterrestrial body; extraterrestrial object (a natural object existing outside the earth and outside the earth's atmosphere)

Domain category:

astronomy; uranology (the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "meteoroid"):

meteorite (stony or metallic object that is the remains of a meteoroid that has reached the earth's surface)

meteor swarm (a group of meteoroids with similar paths)


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