meteoric shower

[1825-35]

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  • meteoric shower — noun see meteor shower * * * Astron. See meteor shower. [1825 35] * * * meteor shower, meteoric shower, meteor storm or meteoric storm noun The profusion of meteors visible as the earth passes through a meteor swarm • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • meteoric shower — meteorų liūtis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. meteor shower; meteoric shower vok. Meteorfall, m; Sternschuppenfall, m rus. метеорный дождь, m; метеорный поток, m pranc. averse météorique, f; pluie d’étoiles filantes, f; pluie… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • meteoric storm — meteor shower, meteoric shower, meteor storm or meteoric storm noun The profusion of meteors visible as the earth passes through a meteor swarm • • • Main Entry: ↑meteor …   Useful english dictionary

  • meteoric — /mitiˈɒrɪk / (say meetee orik) adjective 1. relating to or like a meteor. 2. consisting of meteors: a meteoric shower. 3. flashing like a meteor; transiently brilliant: a meteoric career. 4. swift or rapid. 5. of the atmosphere; meteorological.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • meteor shower — Astron. the profusion of meteors observed when the earth passes through a meteor swarm. Also, meteoric shower. [1875 80] * * * Entry into Earth s atmosphere of multiple meteoroids (see meteor), traveling in parallel paths, usually spread over… …   Universalium

  • meteor shower — meteorų liūtis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. meteor shower; meteoric shower vok. Meteorfall, m; Sternschuppenfall, m rus. метеорный дождь, m; метеорный поток, m pranc. averse météorique, f; pluie d’étoiles filantes, f; pluie… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • meteor storm — meteor shower, meteoric shower, meteor storm or meteoric storm noun The profusion of meteors visible as the earth passes through a meteor swarm • • • Main Entry: ↑meteor …   Useful english dictionary

  • fireball — Synonyms and related words: Jupiter Fulgur, Thor, aerolite, alcohol, ball lightning, benzine, bolide, bolt, bolt of lightning, briquette, burnable, butane, carbon, chain lightning, charcoal, chondrite, coal, coke, combustible, cosmic dust, dark… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • meteor — Synonyms and related words: aerolite, asteroids, aurora particles, blackout, bolide, chondrite, cosmic dust, cosmic particles, cosmic ray bombardment, fireball, intergalactic matter, meteor crater, meteor dust, meteor dust impacts, meteor shower …   Moby Thesaurus

  • radiant — Synonyms and related words: ablaze, aerolite, aglow, alight, all knowing, all powerful, all seeing, all wise, almighty, arbor, axis, axle, axle bar, axle shaft, axle spindle, axle tree, beaming, beamy, beatific, beatified, blazing, blessed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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