A meteorite is a piece of rock that has been pulled from outer space and landed on Earth. It's usually a very rare event, and it's usually found in remote areas.

  • A meteorite landed in a farmer's field.

  • A meteorite fell out of the sky and crashed into a farmhouse.

Definition of meteorites


stony or metallic object that is the remains of a meteoroid that has reached the earth's surface

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Example Sentences for meteorites

  • 1

    The site of the impact and a part of the meteorite have been preserved.

  • 2

    The rock in the photo is not the meteorite.

  • 3

    The search for the meteorites is done visually.

  • 4

    A mysterious meteorite is hurtling towards the earth.

  • 5

    The meteorite just supplied the heat, not the poison.

  • 6

    The results of this study support the meteorite theory.

  • 7

    They begin mining the metal from the meteorite.

  • 8

    At the end of the novel, the meteorite hatched, and an alien emerged.

  • 9

    Samantha and Corey visit the site of the meteorite crashing.

  • 10

    The guy was one of the world's experts in meteorites and astronomy.