meteoroid body

meteoroid body
метеоритное тело

Englsh-Russian aviation and space dictionary. - M.: Military publishing house USSR Ministry of Defence. . 1974.

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  • Meteoroid — Me te*or*oid (m[=e] t[ e]*[ e]r*oid), n. [Meteor + oid.] (Astron.) A small body moving through space, or revolving about the sun, which on entering the earth s atmosphere would be deflagrated and appear as a meteor. [1913 Webster] These bodies… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • meteoroid — ► NOUN ▪ a small body that would become a meteor if it entered the earth s atmosphere …   English terms dictionary

  • Meteoroid — A few shooting stars can be seen in this video from the ISS. A Perseid meteor (light streak somewhat to right of center of photo) and Milky Way. A meteoroid is a sand to …   Wikipedia

  • meteoroid — /mee tee euh royd /, n. Astron. any of the small bodies, often remnants of comets, traveling through space: when such a body enters the earth s atmosphere it is heated to luminosity and becomes a meteor. [1860 65; METEOR + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • meteoroid — mɪːtɪərɔɪd n. small solid body which becomes a meteor upon entrance to the Earth s atmosphere (Astronomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • meteoroid — noun Astronomy a small body in the solar system that would become a meteor if it entered the earth s atmosphere. Derivatives meteoroidal adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • meteoroid — n. any small body moving in the solar system that becomes visible as it passes through the earth s atmosphere as a meteor. Derivatives: meteoroidal adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • meteor and meteoroid — ▪ astronomy Introduction   respectively, a glowing streak in the sky (meteor) and its cause, which is a relatively small stony or metallic natural object from space (meteoroid) that enters Earth s atmosphere and heats to incandescence. In modern… …   Universalium

  • small body — ▪ astronomy   any natural solar system object other than the Sun and the major planets and dwarf planets and their satellites (moons). The small bodies populate the solar system in vast numbers and include the rocky asteroids (asteroid), or minor …   Universalium

  • Small Solar System body — 951 Gaspra, a small Solar System body in the asteroid belt, measuring about 18 km in length (photographed by the Galileo probe) A small Solar System body (SSSB) is an object in the Solar System that is neither a planet nor a dwarf planet, nor a… …   Wikipedia

  • small solar-system body — noun an object occurring in the solar system which is not a planet or a dwarf planet, such as a comet, asteroid or meteoroid. Abbrev.: SSSB …   Australian-English dictionary

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