Definition of meteorite noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

meteorite

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈmiːtiəraɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmiːtiəraɪt//
 
The universe
 
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a piece of rock from outer space that hits the earth’s surface Wordfinderasteroid, astronomy, comet, constellation, cosmic, galaxy, meteorite, orbit, space, the universe See related entries: The universe
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: meteorite