Definition of Bolides

1. Noun. (plural of bolide) ¹



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Definition of Bolides

1. bolide [n] - See also: bolide

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bolides

bolections
boleite
bolero
boleros
boles
boletate
boletates
bolete
boletes
boleti
boletic
boletic acid
boletus
boletuses
bolide
bolides (current term)
bolillo
bolillos
bolivar
bolivares
bolivarite
bolivars
bolivia
bolivian haemorrhagic fever
boliviano
bolivianos
bolivias
bolix
bolix up
bolixed

Literary usage of Bolides

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1. Meteors, Aerolites, and Falling Stars by Thomas Lamb Phipson (1867)
"bolides AND SHOOTING STARS. THE word meteor, which has been so extensively used to ... Simple » bolides, though frequently very brilliant and casting ..."

2. The Atmosphere by Camille Flammarion (1873)
"SHOOTING-STARS—bolides — AEROLITES — STONES FALLING FROM THE SKY. NONE of my readers will have failed to have been struck with surprise, during the calm of ..."

3. Astronomy in the Old Testament by Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli (1905)
"Comets and bolides. — Fall of meteorites. — Astrology. 26. ROUND about the cosmic body or system which we have described above, composed of the firmament ..."

4. Recreations in Astronomy: With Directions for Practical Experiments and by Henry White Warren (1895)
"... light visible to the naked eye, and forty times that number capable of revealing themselves to telescopic vision. Professor Peirce is Fig. 49.—bolides. ..."

5. The Heavens: An Illustrated Handbook of Popular Astronomy by Amédée Guillemin (1867)
"... Points — Position, Form, and Inclination of the Meteoric Rings—Heights, Velocities, mid Weights of Shooting Stars—Luminous Meteors (bolides ..."

6. Meteoric Astronomy: A Treatise on Shooting-stars, Fire-balls, and Aerolites by Daniel Kirkwood (1867)
"D0 METEORITES, bolides, AND THE MATTER OF ORDINARY SHOOTING-STARS, COEXIST IN THE SAME RINGS? PROFESSOR CHARLES UPHAM SHEPARD, of Amherst College, ..."

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