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It said blandly that a bolide—a slow-moving, large meteoric object—had been observed by radar to be descending to earth.
OPERATION TERRORWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
A bolide had fallen into the Catanian sea—he took me to the port and showed me precisely where.
CASTELLINARIAHENRY FESTING JONES
They stopped arguing about last night's bolide to take ringside seats.
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The argument on the path of last night's bolide and why it fell where it did is again in order.
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It was the sound of the bolide's passage, arriving after the object itself had dived into the sea.
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It is a simple bolide, but one of such enormous dimensions that the Earth's attraction has made it a satellite.
This was the precise moment at which the travellers would have landed had not that unlucky bolide drawn them off the track.
"Another bolide," answered Barbican, his eye as calm as ever, though a faint tremor was quite perceptible in his voice.
One or two that were missing had been probably struck and carried off by a fragment of the exploded bolide.
The bolide was not white-hot, then, as when it passed over Thrawn Island.
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