Definition of Micrometeorites

1. Noun. (plural of micrometeorite) ¹



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Definition of Micrometeorites

1. micrometeorite [n] - See also: micrometeorite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Micrometeorites

micromercurialism
micromere
micromeres
micromerozoite
micromesh
micromeshes
micrometastases
micrometastasis
micrometastatic
micrometastatic disease
micrometazoa
micrometazoan
micrometeor
micrometeoric
micrometeorite
micrometeorites (current term)
micrometeoritic
micrometeoroid
micrometeoroids
micrometeorological
micrometeorology
micrometer
micrometer caliper
micrometer gauge
micrometers
micromethod
micromethods
micrometre
micrometre disk
micrometres

Literary usage of Micrometeorites

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1. Exploring Organic Environments in the Solar System by National Research Council (U.S.) (2007)
"For example, micrometeorites are thought to be the main source of oxygen delivered to ... micrometeorites may also be a direct source of processed organics, ..."

2. Where No Man Has Gone Before: A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions by William D. Compton (1996)
"The rounded, eroded surfaces found on many of the rocks suggested continuous bombardment by micrometeorites. Glass-lined surface pits suggested the same ..."

3. Preventing the Forward Contamination of Mars by National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Preventing the Forward Contamination of Mars, National Research Council (U.S.). Space Studies Board, National Research Council (U.S.). Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2006)
"The annual delivery of reduced organic compounds to the martian surface, most of it due to interplanetary dust particles and micrometeorites. is ..."

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