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noun as in pellet

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noun as in stone


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NASA scientists confirmed Wednesday that the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully made contact with an asteroid a day earlier, touching the surface for six seconds and collecting dust and pebbles from its surface.

The instrument tapped the asteroid lightly for six seconds, and released a burst of nitrogen gas to disturb the surface dust and pebbles.

Once there, it briefly made contact with the ground in an attempt to collect some rocky pebbles and dust before safely flying away.

Still, the worry remains that the boulders might pose a safety hazard for the sampling system, which was designed to handle pebbles only a few centimeters across.

Organic material is fragile, and scientists have previously caught the asteroid popping pebbles off into space, revealing its underlying material to the universe.

Pluck a pebble from a mountain and pretend the mountain is gone.

He can see a person supporting the anti-Pebble initiative and voting for a Republican ticket.

The maze ends in an expansive Zen garden, complete with a pebble pool-pit and a vast mirror along one wall.

Other key presenters included executives from Google, Microsoft, and start-ups like Pebble.

The Pebble comes close, but it still looks like a computer sitting on a wristband.

He turned away, tossing another pebble into the pool with a half-hearted motion of his arm.

He chose a flat pebble and sent it skipping across the surface with a vicious snap of his wrist.

Oar and keel, pebble and arrow, wind and current, are alike powerless to make a furrow that shall last.

His method was to take a pebble from a running stream, and grind it to powder with certain prayers.

And at that the elder brother cried out aloud, and turned the light of the pebble on the maid, and, lo!

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On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pebble, such as: bullet, pill, ball, bolus, mass, and rock.

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