toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

meteor
used in Fahrenheit 451

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
a streak of light in the night sky that results from a space rock burning in the earth's atmosphere

or:

a meteoroid:  a small space rock that hit the earth's atmosphere

or:

a meteorite:  a stony or metallic object that is the remains of a meteoroid that reached the earth's surface
  • They don't know that this is all one huge big blazing meteor that makes a pretty fire in space, but that some day it'll have to hit.
    p. 100.0
meteor = a rock from space burning in the earth's atmosphere
  • The stars poured over his sight like flaming meteors.
    p. 137.1
meteors = a rock from space burning in the earth's atmosphere
There are no more uses of "meteor" in Fahrenheit 451.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®Wikipedia ArticlePictures — Google Images®Video