micrometeoritic
adjective see micrometeorite

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • micrometeoritic — adj. of or relating to a micrometeorite. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • micrometeoritic — mi·cro·meteoritic …   English syllables

  • micrometeoritic — adjective of or relating to micrometeorites (Freq. 2) • Pertains to noun: ↑micrometeorite • Derivationally related forms: ↑micrometeorite * * * adjective see micrometeorite II …   Useful english dictionary

  • micrometeorite — noun Date: 1949 1. a meteorite so small that it can pass through the earth s atmosphere without becoming intensely heated 2. a very small particle in interplanetary space • micrometeoritic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • detected — adjective 1. perceived or discerned (Freq. 2) the detected micrometeoritic material • Ant: ↑undetected • Similar to: ↑perceived, ↑sensed, ↑heard 2. perceived with the mind …   Useful english dictionary

  • micrometeor — noun a meteorite or meteoroid so small that it drifts down to earth without becoming intensely heated in the atmosphere • Syn: ↑micrometeorite, ↑micrometeoroid • Derivationally related forms: ↑micrometeoritic (for: ↑micrometeorite) …   Useful english dictionary

  • micrometeorite — noun a meteorite or meteoroid so small that it drifts down to earth without becoming intensely heated in the atmosphere (Freq. 11) • Syn: ↑micrometeoroid, ↑micrometeor • Derivationally related forms: ↑micrometeoritic • Hypernyms: ↑meteorit …   Useful english dictionary

  • micrometeoroid — noun a meteorite or meteoroid so small that it drifts down to earth without becoming intensely heated in the atmosphere • Syn: ↑micrometeorite, ↑micrometeor • Derivationally related forms: ↑micrometeoritic (for: ↑micrometeorite) …   Useful english dictionary

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