meteor shower(redirected from Aquarids)
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A large number of meteors that appear over a period of hours or days and seem to come from the same direction in the sky.
(Astronomy) a transient rain of meteors, such as the Perseids, occurring at regular intervals and coming from a particular region in the sky. It is caused by the earth passing through a large number of meteoroids (a meteor swarm)
the profusion of meteors observed when the earth passes through a swarm of meteors.
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|Noun||1.||meteor shower - a transient shower of meteors when a meteor swarm enters the earth's atmosphere|
atmospheric phenomenon - a physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere
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