how to pronounce meteor


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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 british english:

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meanings of meteor


  1. 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.
  2. A prop similar to poi balls, in that it is twirled at the end of a cord or cable.
  3. A striking weapon resembling a track and field hammer consisting of a weight swung at the end of a cable or chain.
  4. 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).
  5. Any short-lived source of wonderment.


  1. To move at great speed.

meteor frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word meteor occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics meteor can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that meteor can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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