meteor

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /ˈmitiɚ/ or [ˈmiɾiɚ]
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Noun[change]

Singular
meteor

Plural
meteors

  1. (astronomy); (countable) A meteor is a flash of light in the night sky that happens when matter from space enters Earths' atmosphere.

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The Solar System (edit)
Star sun
Planets MercuryVenusEarthMarsJupiterSaturnUranusNeptune
Dwarf planets CeresErisPluto
Small solar system bodies asteroid beltcometsKuiper beltmeteorsOort cloudscattered disc
Other moonmoons