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Definition of Meteor

Meteor

  1. Any phenomenon or appearance in the atmosphere, as clouds, rain, hail, snow, etc.
  2. Specif.: A transient luminous body or appearance seen in the atmosphere, or in a more elevated region.

Meteor Quotations

I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.
Jack London

I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.
Jack London

My dad took me out to see a meteor shower when I was a little kid, and it was scary for me because he woke me up in the middle of the night. My heart was beating; I didn't know what he wanted to do. He wouldn't tell me, and he put me in the car and we went off, and I saw all these people lying on blankets, looking up at the sky.
Steven Spielberg

Men of genius are often dull and inert in society; as the blazing meteor, when it descends to earth, is only a stone.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The stars look the same from night to night. Nebulae and galaxies are dully immutable, maintaining the same overall appearance for thousands or millions of years. Indeed, only the sun, moon and planets - together with the occasional comet, asteroid or meteor - seem dynamic.
Seth Shostak
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Meteor Translations

meteor in German is Meteor, Meteror
meteor in Hungarian is meteor
meteor in Spanish is meteoro
meteor in Swedish is meteor
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