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aerolite

[ air-uh-lahyt ]

noun

  1. a meteorite consisting mainly of stony matter.


aerolite

/ ˌɛərəˈlɪtɪk; ˈɛərəˌlaɪt /

noun

  1. a stony meteorite consisting of silicate minerals


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Derived Forms

  • aerolitic, adjective
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Other Words From

  • aer·o·lit·ic [air-, uh, -, lit, -ik], adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of aerolite1

First recorded in 1805–15; aero- + -lite
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Example Sentences

Enter the brand’s new Aerolite range, which uses a new synthetic insulation from Primaloft that’s woven partially out of Aerogel.

Ibn Batuta advanced as far as Erzeroum, where he was shown an aerolite weighing 620 pounds.

The aerolite in question fell with a most fearful noise, and terrified the inhabitants of the district not a little.

It glided through the air like an aerolite, and leaving behind it a train of light.

Epworth had not completed his sentence when the Aerolite dropped downward and landed as light as a feather.

They were prisoners aboard the Aerolite, and he would find some method of disposing of them if they undertook to leave the ship.

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