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n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of astronomy that deals with meteors.
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(Astronomy) (functioning as singular) the branch of science concerned with meteors and meteorites
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me•te•or•it•ics(ˌmi ti əˈrɪt ɪks)
n. (used with a sing. v.)
the science that deals with meteors.
me`te•or•it′i•cist (-ə sɪst) n.
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astrolithology.See also: Meteorites
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