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  • adj. Of or pertaining to meteorites

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to a meteorite or to meteorites.

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  • adj. of or relating to or caused by meteorites


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  • Unusual clouds, darkness profound, luminous appearances in the sky, and falls of substances and objects whether commonly called meteoritic or not.

    The Book of the Damned

  • “Enantiomeric excesses in meteoritic amino acids.”

    First Contact

  • With that grit and patience and understanding of greatness required to reach that star level, conversely, the meteoritic rise and atmospheric flameouts of Hollywood one-hit wonders mimics the dangers of untethered space travel.

    Daniel Radcliffe Talks Quitting Drinking Alcohol, Beating 'Child Star' Label

  • Both men had meteoritic rises in politics and relatively little governmental experience when they took the oath of office (both at age 47).

    David Gray: The Next Grover Cleveland?

  • "But it now becomes much more difficult to explain the brightness of the ring particles," which are expected to be coated by dark meteoritic material over time.

    Saturn’s Rings Hide ‘Sunflowers’ and Extra Bulk | Impact Lab

  • We turned on the television and eventually saw the streaks of meteoritic shuttle that are now as iconic as the Y plume of the Challenger.


  • Hang up the bunting, dust down the maypole, roll out the barrel, give Selkie that hamper of Cadbury's Creme Eggs, and pray perform the Ancient Semaphore Exercise Of Greeting discovered, etched on slabs of meteoritic iron, in the foundations of a Barratt house in Bournemouth for gerardbrennan is among us!

    March 10th, 2009

  • In addition to meteoritic bits, Dr. Smith will also accept as evidence of extraterrestrial origin either the emergence of heat-ray wielding Martians or the spread of non-organic spores that seek human hosts. skullsinthestars Says:

    The Terror « Skulls in the Stars

  • Her team discovered material in the New Jersey and Hudson River cores dated to 2,300 ago, and believe it to be meteoritic in nature.

    Ancient Tsunami | Impact Lab

  • There may have also been significant contributions of volatiles from the massive meteoritic bombardments known to have occurred early in the earth's history.

    AP Environmental Science Chapter 4- The Atmosphere


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