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1. asteroid

adjective. ['ˈæstɝˌɔɪd'] shaped like a star.

Synonyms

  • angulate
  • angular

Antonyms

  • round
  • pointless
  • parabolic

Etymology

  • ἀστεροειδής (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Asteroid

  • hemorrhoid
  • polaroid

How do you pronounce asteroid?

Pronounce asteroid as ˈæstərˌɔɪd.

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How do you spell asteroid? Is it asteriod ?

A common misspelling of asteroid is asteriod

Sentences with asteroid


1. Noun, singular or mass
Place the asteroid on the cookie sheet.

2. Adjective
Scientists also say these little water bears could even survive a supernova and large asteroid impacts.

2. asteroid

noun. ['ˈæstɝˌɔɪd'] any of numerous small celestial bodies composed of rock and metal that move around the sun (mainly between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter).

Synonyms

  • planetoid
  • minor planet

Antonyms

  • elliptic
  • cycloidal
  • lingulate

Etymology

  • ἀστεροειδής (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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