micrometeorite

/ (ˌmaɪkrəʊˈmiːtɪəˌraɪt) /

noun

a tiny meteorite having a diameter of 10–40 micrometres, found esp in rainwater and seawater, having entered the atmosphere as a micrometeoroid (extremely small meteoroid)

Nearby words

  1. micromarketing,
  2. micromelia,
  3. micromelic dwarfism,
  4. micromere,
  5. micrometastasis,
  6. micrometeoroid,
  7. micrometeorology,
  8. micrometer,
  9. micrometer screw,
  10. micromethod

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