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me·te·or
[mee-tee-er, -awr]
NOUN
1.
any person or object that moves, progresses, becomes famous, etc., with spectacular speed.
2.
(formerly) any atmospheric phenomenon, as hail or a typhoon.
3.
(initial capital letter) Military. Britain's first operational jet fighter, a twin-engine aircraft that entered service in 1944.
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meteoroid

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Dec 9, 2010 ... A meteor is a meteoroid – or a particle broken off an asteroid or comet orbiting the Sun – that burns up as it enters the Earth's atmosphere, ...

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Asteroids and meteors are both types of space rocks. However, the difference between the two depends on how close they are to Earth's surface.

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Nov 13, 2012 ... Science expert Emerald Robinson explains what a meteor is. To view over 15000 other how-to, DIY, and advice videos on any topic, visit ...

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Feb 15, 2013 ... A meteor streaks across the sky in eastern Russia in this picture released by the Russian Emergency Ministry. Hundreds were injured in the ...

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Feb 7, 2017 ... Ever looked at a shooting star and wondered what it was? Is it a meteor, a comet or an asteroid? Every day the Earth is bombarded with more ...

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A meteor is the visible path of a meteoroid that enters the Earth's (or another body's) atmosphere, commonly called a shooting star or falling star. A meteor is a  ...

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Feb 15, 2013 ... When an asteroid breaks through our atmosphere and burns up, it becomes a meteor. If the asteroid manages to get all the way through our ...