Words nearby meteorite
OTHER WORDS FROM meteoriteme·te·or·it·ic [mee-tee-uh-rit-ik] /ˌmi ti əˈrɪt ɪk/, me·te·or·it·i·cal, me·te·or·it·al [mee-tee-uh-rahyt-l] /ˌmi ti əˈraɪt l/, adjective
Examples from the Web for meteorite
For example, a common type of meteorite has similar mineral content to Earth, but a lot less deuterium.
But how many of them remember the CNN host who asked whether the Russian meteorite had been caused by global warming?
If we put gunpowder at one and that of gun-cotton at four, then that of meteorite, my new compound, would be nearly forty-six.A. D. 2000|Alvarado M. Fuller
I noted them specially, having in mind to write a paper on the meteorite for the Congregationalist.Average Jones|Samuel Hopkins Adams
And when it falls in large pieces we call it a meteorite or shooting star.
There is not a single element in the meteorite that does not exist also in the crust of the earth.Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World|James Cowan
The meteorite had yielded, but the Spirit of the Arctic evidently had serious objections to it being carried off.The Romance of Polar Exploration|G. Firth Scott