Sentence Examples


  • The name is accordingly interpreted, He (who) falls (baetyl, (3aLTvXos, meteorite); or causes (rain or lightning) to fall (storm god); or casts down (his foes, by his thunderbolts).
  • The meteoric iron of Arizona, some of which contains diamond, is actually found in and about a huge crater which is supposed by some to have been formed by an immense meteorite penetrating the earth's crust.
  • The sun is a small target for a meteorite coming from infinity to hit, and if this considerable quantity reaches its mark, a much greater amount will circulate round the sun in parabolas, and there is no evidence of it where it would certainly make itself felt, in perturbations of the planets.
  • He is a reknowned world expert in extraterrestrial sample analysis and is a leading member of European scientists studying meteorites.
  • High Possil is a stony meteorite - the commonest kind.

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