aerolite

[air-uh-lahyt]
Also aer·o·lith [air-uh-lith] /ˈɛər ə lɪθ/.

Origin of aerolite

First recorded in 1805–15; aero- + -lite
Related formsaer·o·lit·ic [air-uh-lit-ik] /ˌɛər əˈlɪt ɪk/, adjective
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Examples from the Web for aerolite

Historical Examples of aerolite

  • I know of no aerolite that has ever been acceptably traced to terrestrial origin.

  • Up and up it went as if it had resolved to become an aerolite and visit the moon!

    The Hot Swamp

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • I am the only person aboard the Aerolite who can pilot it back to the earth, or to the moon.

    The Moon Colony

    William Dixon Bell

  • Accompanied by Joan, Epworth entered his glider and flew over to the Aerolite.

    The Moon Colony

    William Dixon Bell

  • While he was doing this Toplinsky came around the side of the Aerolite and discovered them.

    The Moon Colony

    William Dixon Bell


British Dictionary definitions for aerolite

aerolite

noun
  1. a stony meteorite consisting of silicate minerals
Derived Formsaerolitic (ˌɛərəˈlɪtɪk), adjective
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