micrometeor micrometeor


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



  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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