Meteorite - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈmiːtiəraɪt|  American pronunciation of the word meteorite
Brit.  |ˈmiːtɪərʌɪt|  British pronunciation of the word meteorite

noun

- stony or metallic object that is the remains of a meteoroid that has reached the earth's surface

Examples

Scientists believe the enormous crater was created by the impact of a meteorite thousands of years ago.

A meteorite collided with Earth at the same time, delivering a one-two punch to the magnetic field.

Word forms

noun
singular: meteorite
plural: meteorites
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