Synonyms of meteor


1. meteoroid, meteor, extraterrestrial object, estraterrestrial body

usage: (astronomy) any of the small solid extraterrestrial bodies that hits the earth's atmosphere

2. meteor, shooting star, light, visible light, visible radiation

usage: a streak of light in the sky at night that results when a meteoroid hits the earth's atmosphere and air friction causes the meteoroid to melt or vaporize or explode

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