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synonyms for meteoroid

  • bolide
  • comet
  • falling star
  • fireball
  • meteorite
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How to use meteoroid in a sentence

As they hurtle towards Earth, air forces itself inside the meteoroid, increasing the pressure and causing it to explode from the inside out.
THE PERSEID METEOR SHOWER IS ABOUT TO BEGIN—HERE’S HOW TO CATCH ITEMPIREJULY 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Larger meteoroids, like the roughly 55-foot diameter Chelyabinsk meteor that exploded over Russia in 2013, go through a similar yet even more destructive process.
THE PERSEID METEOR SHOWER IS ABOUT TO BEGIN—HERE’S HOW TO CATCH ITEMPIREJULY 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
This suggests that some catastrophe hit the asteroid in the recent past and made so many meteoroids that they continue to delight meteor observers today.
DECEMBER’S STUNNING GEMINID METEOR SHOWER IS BORN FROM A HUMBLE ASTEROIDKEN CROSWELLDECEMBER 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Half a century earlier, Whipple himself had determined the orbit of the meteoroids by photographing the paths of the meteors against the sky.
DECEMBER’S STUNNING GEMINID METEOR SHOWER IS BORN FROM A HUMBLE ASTEROIDKEN CROSWELLDECEMBER 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
So that was actually good news then, but other kinds of leaks are mostly thought to be caused by micro meteoroids.
PODCAST: HOW DEMOCRACIES CAN RECLAIM DIGITAL POWERANTHONY GREENOCTOBER 15, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
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WORDS RELATED TO METEOROID

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.