Definition of Meteorites

1. Noun. (plural of meteorite) ¹

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Definition of Meteorites

1. meteorite [n] - See also: meteorite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meteorites

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metenkephalin
metensomatoses
metensomatosis
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meteor shower
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meteor stream
meteor swarm
meteoric
meteoric water
meteorical
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meteorite
meteorites (current term)
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Literary usage of Meteorites

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"meteorites are of two classes — the stony meteorites and the iron meteorites. ... In the iron meteorites iron usually forms more than 90 per cent of the ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1898)
"He further points out that meteorites with a deeply pitted surface are ... 1 Preston, HL On Iron meteorites as Nodular Structures in Stony meteorites. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1883)
"These arguments are briefly as follows:— meteorites are always angular fragments, ... Other meteorites have a structure produced by the union of several ..."

4. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1897)
"THE AVERAGE SPECIFIC GRAVITY OF meteorites. IN order to determine for purposes of hypothesis the density of a body formed by the aggregation of a multitude ..."

5. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute (1897)
"The gases from these meteorites were exploded with oxygen, ... A most interesting account of the worship of meteorites, delivered as a lecture by the late ..."

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