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Definition one of the millions of rocks that move around the sun, are smaller than a planet, and larger than a meter in diameter
  • Many believe that many dinosaurs became extinct when a large asteroid hit the earth millions of years ago.
asteroid = one of the millions of rocks that move around the sun, are smaller than a planet, and larger than a meter in diameter
  • Astronomers study asteroid orbits, in part, to determine if any will collide with the earth.
  • asteroid = one of the millions of rocks that move around the sun, are smaller than a planet, and larger than a meter in diameter
  • I thought Command School was in the asteroids somewhere.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • asteroids = millions of large rocks that move around the sun mostly between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter
  • Since the surface of the planet was entirely devoted to absorbing sunlight and converting it to energy, everyone lived in the smooth-walled rooms linked by tunnels that laced the interior of the asteroid.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • asteroid = a large rock that moves around the sun
  • It had just brought a vast load of drawn steel processed by a factory ship that was taking apart minor planets in the asteroid belt.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • asteroid = millions of large rocks that move around the sun between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter
  • We'll have the asteroid belt, but they'll have Earth, and you run out of raisins and celery kind of fast out there, without Earth.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • asteroid = millions of large rocks that move around the sun between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter
  • There are usually a few changes on the way from gathering nuts and seeds to harvesting asteroids and putting permanent research stations on the moons of Saturn.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • asteroids = rocks that move around the sun, are smaller than a planet, and larger than a meter in diameter
  • Sometimes Ender had only a single starship and eight fighters; once the enemy dodged through an asteroid belt; sometimes the enemy left stationary traps, large installations that blew up if Ender brought one of his squadrons too close, often crippling or destroying some of Ender's ships.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • asteroid = millions of large rocks that move around the sun between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter
  • Since Boom started quite a few young cobbers have gone out to Asteroids.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • The tip of a mountain hanging over New York City like a billion-ton asteroid?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • In front of us, the river plunged into a massive pit, like an asteroid had punched a hole in the earth and diverted the water straight down.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • A makeweight flying to the void Supplemental asteroid Or compensatory spark Shoots across the neutral dark.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • Could some of them have survived the onslaught of asteroids, fires, raiders, and disease?
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • When it breaks through the atmosphere, the lower half of the asteroid begins to glow.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • New games had been added, replacing the classic pinball machines and Pac-Man and Asteroids.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • Spaceland had started several generations back with a flat plate of asteroid rock half a mile diameter.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • Pac-Man, Millipede, and Asteroids.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • His face was covered with old poison burns, gouges, and scar tissue, so it looked like the surface of an asteroid.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • The rest of our family and friends are asteroids and comets floating around the planets orbiting the Sun.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • The Al-Hajarul Aswad, a great black rock entombed within the walls of the Kaaba, is thought to be an asteroid.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea

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