aerolite

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aerolite

(âr`əlīt'): see meteoritemeteorite,
meteor that survives the intense heat of atmospheric friction and reaches the earth's surface. Because of the destructive effects of this friction, only the very largest meteors become meteorites.
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aerolite

[′e·rō‚līt]
(geology)
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