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meteor is pronounced in three syllables
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An example use of meteor in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… not gonna stop the meteor and everyone …”
meanings of meteor
A fast-moving streak of light in the night sky caused by the entry of extraterrestrial matter into the earth's atmosphere: A shooting star or falling star.
A prop similar to poi balls, in that it is twirled at the end of a cord or cable.
A striking weapon resembling a track and field hammer consisting of a weight swung at the end of a cable or chain.
Any atmospheric phenomenon. (Thus the derivation of meteorology.) These were sometimes classified as aerial or airy meteors (winds), aqueous or watery meteors (hydrometeors: clouds, rain, snow, hail, dew, frost), luminous meteors (rainbows and aurora), and igneous or fiery meteors (lightning and shooting stars).