A meteorite is a solid piece of debris from an object, such as a comet, asteroid, or
meteoroid, .... About 8% of the meteorites that fall on Earth are achondrites (
meaning they do not contain chondr...
Meteorite definition, a mass of stone or metal that has reached the earth from
outer space; a fallen meteoroid. See more.
a piece of rock or metal that has fallen to the ground from outer space : a meteor
that reaches the surface of the Earth without burning up entirely. Source: ...
Feb 15, 2013 ... What is the difference between an asteroid, a meteoroid, a meteor and a ... The
terms asteroid, meteor, meteorite and meteoroid get tossed ...
A stony or metallic mass of matter that has fallen to the earth's surface from outer
space. me′te·or·it′ic (-ə-rĭt′ĭk), me′te·or·it′i·cal adj. American Heritage® ...
A meteorite is a rock that falls to earth after a brilliant meteor has passed through
the earth's atmosphere.
Meaning, pronunciation and example sentences, English to English reference ...
Over 90 per cent of meteorites are of rock while the remainder consist wholly or ...
The term meteorite is derived from the Greek. It means that which originates in
the atmosphere. Today, we define a meteoroid as a small object travelling
NASA scientists study meteorites that have landed on Earth. ... A meteorite
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