aerolite


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aer·o·lite

 (âr′ə-līt′) also aer·o·lith (-lĭth′)
n.
A meteorite composed chiefly of silicates.

aer′o·lit′ic (-lĭt′ĭk) adj.

aerolite

(ˈɛərəˌlaɪt) or

aerolith

n
(Celestial Objects) a stony meteorite consisting of silicate minerals
aerolitic adj

aer•o•lite

(ˈɛər əˌlaɪt)

also aer•o•lith

(-lɪθ)

n.
a meteorite consisting mainly of stony matter.
[1805–15]
aer`o•lit′ic (-ˈlɪt ɪk) adj.

aerolite

A meteorite composed mainly of silica.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aerolite - a stony meteorite consisting of silicate mineralsaerolite - a stony meteorite consisting of silicate minerals
meteorite - stony or metallic object that is the remains of a meteoroid that has reached the earth's surface
Translations
aérolitheaérolite
aerolithus

aerolite

[ˈɛərəlaɪt] Naerolito m
References in classic literature ?
A discussion arose on this subject, and Michel Ardan, always ready with an explanation, gave it as his opinion that the projectile, held by the lunar attraction, would end by falling on the surface of the terrestrial globe like an aerolite.
"First of all, my friend," answered Barbicane, "every aerolite does not fall to the earth; it is only a small proportion which do so; and if we had passed into an aerolite, it does not necessarily follow that we should ever reach the surface of the moon."
If I were a chemist, I would tell him that the aerolites, bodies evidently formed exteriorly of our terrestrial globe, have, upon analysis, revealed indisputable traces of carbon, a substance which owes its origin solely to organized beings, and which, according to the experiments of Reichenbach, must necessarily itself have been endued with animation.
"Stones do not fall from the sky," remarked Conseil, "or they would merit the name aerolites."
Officially the world's lightest umbrella, the Aerolite weighs less than a smartphone, and you can squeeze it into the teeniest of handbags.
Take all the stress from your packing with the Aerolite selfweighing case.
The following manufacturers are covered in this report, with sales, revenue, market share for each company: Lululemon Airex AG Lotus Design EuProMed Manduka PROlite Jade Yoga Eco Yoga Equilibrium DFS Hugger Mugger Para Rubber PrAna Revolutionary Gaiam Under Armor HATHAYOGA Kharma Khare Hosa Group Toplus Aerolite Aurorae Barefoot Yoga Keep well Khataland Microcell Composite Yogarugs IKU Yogasana A.
Muddy Aerolite, $149.99: 10.3 lbs./3 sticks, 3 rungs of folding dual steps per stick, 14.5" per step.
The Monahans meteorite, named for the town in west Texas where it fell, is part of the Aerolite Meteorites exhibit in the National Western Complex, Coors Art Room, Level 3.
The PowerBelt AeroLite doesn't separate, but the plastic skirt expands under pressure and can snag the baffles.
Unbelievably scanty ultralights - some little more than a framework big enough for a pilot and airfoil - include the Revo LSA, Aerolite 103, and Quicksilver GT 500 LSA, and M-Squared Breese 2.