Definition of Aerolite

1. Noun. A stony meteorite consisting of silicate minerals.

Generic synonyms: Meteorite
Derivative terms: Aerolitic



Definition of Aerolite

1. Noun. A meteorite consisting of silicate minerals ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aerolite

1. a meteorite containing more stone than iron [n -S]

Medical Definition of Aerolite

1. A stone, or metallic mass, which has fallen to the earth from distant space; a meteorite; a meteoric stone. Some writers limit the word to stony meteorites. Origin: Aero-: cf. F. Aerolithe. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aerolite

aerogenesis
aerogenic
aerogenic tuberculosis
aerogram
aerogramme
aerogrammes
aerograms
aerographer
aerographers
aerographic
aerographical
aerography
aerohydrodynamic
aerohydrotherapy
aerokinesis
aerolite (current term)
aerolites
aerolith
aerolithology
aeroliths
aerolitic
aerologic
aerological
aerologies
aerologist
aerologists
aerology
aeromagnetic
aeromagnetics
aeromancer

Literary usage of Aerolite

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1. The Public Conscience: Social Judgments in Statute and Common Law by George Clarke Cox (1922)
"An aerolite fell upon land owned by the plaintiff (Goddard) on May 2, 1890. ... Goddard claimed it and the " district court found that the aerolite became a ..."

2. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1822)
"Analysis nf the aerolite which fell at Juvinas. M. Laugier states that he has performed four analyses of this stone, the first by means of acid, ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1867)
"Notes of a Fireball (or supposed aerolite) recently observed near Auchterarder, Perthshire. By JOHN ALEXANDER SMITH, MD In the beginning of the month of ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1870)
"What made the fall of this aerolite specially interesting is the fact that it was possible to determine the radiant-point of the shower of meteors to which ..."

5. Proceedings of the Liverpool Geological Society by Liverpool Geological Society (1885)
"By GH MORTON, FGS The Author described the fall of this aerolite, ... On the Fall of an aerolite near Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, March 14th, 1881, ..."

6. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1810)
"Meteoric stone J|_ HIS aerolite in its external appearance resembles other productions of the kind. It is covered externally with a brown, ..."

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