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impact crater

noun, Astronomy, Geology.
1.
crater (def 2).
Origin of impact crater
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95
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Contemporary definitions for impact crater
noun

a depression in the ground believed to have been caused by a meteorite

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Does the earth have impact craters?

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