Thesaurus / meteoric

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It is a meteoric flower; so-called, because it keeps itself shut during wet or cloudy weather.

Everyday ObjectsW. H. Davenport Adams

It was in all probability a scientific deduction from the observed character of meteoric stones.

It is usually treated of in connection with the zodiacal light, and one theory regards it similarly as of meteoric origin.

Astronomy of To-dayCecil G. Dolmage

Small rounded spherules of iron, believed by some to be meteoric dust, have also been obtained in some numbers.

Technical demonstration by Dr. Groneman, that it was a cloud of meteoric matter (Nature, 28-105).

Numerous other meteoric swarms travel in orbital paths round the Sun.

The historic records of all countries contain trustworthy accounts of meteoric showers.

AstronomyDavid Todd

The famous stone in the Caaba at Mecca, is probably a stone of meteoric origin.

Mr. Talmage tells us that his father was terrified by the meteoric shower that visited our earth in 1833.

In the whole tonality we may see the "meteoric and solar light" of which the composer speaks in the letter quoted above.

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