micrometeor micrometeor

Definition(s):

  • (n) a meteorite or meteoroid so small that it drifts down to earth without becoming intensely heated in the atmosphere

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Usage(s):

  1. Shower succeeded in reducing its stars (Janis Paige, John Raitt, Betty Grable) to micrometeor magnitude, often seemed an accidental parody of an early '30s movie musical, lacking .
  2. Although NASA experts figured that the odds against White being punctured by high-velocity micrometeor in space were about 10,000 to 1, they nevertheless blasted White's suit .
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