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Overview of noun meteor

The noun meteor has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (6) meteoroid, meteor

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

2. meteor, shooting star

(a streak of light in the sky at night that results when a meteoroid hits the earth's atmosphere and air friction causes the meteoroid to melt or vaporize or explode) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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