from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large number of meteors that appear together and seem to come from the same area in the sky.
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- n. A phenomenon occurring when many meteors are seen on Earth during a short period of time.
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- n. a transient shower of meteors when a meteor swarm enters the earth's atmosphere
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Dr. Dyer encouraged everyone to lie flat on their backs and look up at the heavens, as a meteor shower had been forecast.