METeOR

METeOR (Metadata Online Registry), Australia’s repository for national metadata standards for health, housing and community services statistics and information. METeOR is a Metadata registry based on the 2003 version of the ISO/IEC 11179 Information technology - Metadata registries standard. METeOR was developed to store, manage and disseminate ...
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Meteor

(from the article `apek, Karel`) ...three aspects of knowledge. Hordubal (1933) contrasts an inarticulate man`s awareness of the causes of his actions with the world`s ...
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Meteor

(from the article `Atlantic Ocean`) ...this period, having used it in 1899 to report from sea the results of the America`s Cup yacht races. In 1925–27 a series of scientific voyages by ...
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meteor

[n] - a streak of light in the sky at night that results when a meteoroid hits the earth`s atmosphere and air friction causes the meteoroid to melt or vaporize or explode
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Meteor

• (n.) Specif.: A transient luminous body or appearance seen in the atmosphere, or in a more elevated region. • (n.) Any phenomenon or appearance in the atmosphere, as clouds, rain, hail, snow, etc.
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meteor

• The light phenomenon, known popularly as a shooting star or falling star, that results from the entry into Earth`s atmosphere of a solid particle, or meteoroid, from space. • The particle itself during entry. Very large, bright meteors are known as fireballs or bolides.
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meteor

shooting star noun a streak of light in the sky at night that results when a meteoroid hits the earth`s atmosphere and air friction causes the meteoroid to melt or vaporize or explode
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Meteor

(Russian satellites) Soviet weather satellites. The first Meteor system became operational in 1969 after several years of testing. Subsequently about 30 Meteors were launched between 1969 and 1978 before the first of an upgraded version, Meteor 2, was orbited in July 1975. A fur...
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Meteor

[1915] The Meteor was a German survey vessel, that became famous for her survey work in the Atlantic Ocean between 1925 and 1927. == Design and Construction == Her keel was laid at the Kaiserliche Werft at Danzig in February 1914 and Meteor was launched in January 1915. Originally intended to become a gunboat for the Imperial German Navy`s ...
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Meteor

[automobile] Meteor was a brand of automobiles offered by Ford in Canada from 1949 to 1976. The brand was retired for the 1962 and 1963 model years, when the name was used for the Mercury Meteor sold in the United States. It succeeded the Mercury 114, a Canadian-market Mercury based on the Ford, the `114` name being taken from the car`s whe...
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Meteor

[juggling] A skill toy of Asian origin, the meteor consists of a rope, usually between 5 and 8 feet long, with weights attached to either end. Tricks are performed by swinging, wrapping and throwing the meteor about the body. == Origins == The meteor is based on the Chinese meteor hammer, a bolo-like weapon made from stones and rope. Approx...
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Meteor

[missile] It is intended to equip the Eurofighter Typhoons of the United Kingdom Royal Air Force (RAF), Germany`s Luftwaffe, Spain`s Ejército del Aire and Italy`s Aeronautica Militare Italiana, British and Italian F-35s, French Dassault Rafale, and the Saab JAS 39 Gripen of the Swedish Air Force. It is scheduled to enter service for with t...
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[mobile network] Meteor Mobile Communications Limited, a part of eircom, is a GSM and UMTS mobile telecommunications company in Ireland. They operate a GSM/GPRS/EDGE/UMTS(HSPA+)and LTE cellular communications network under licence from the Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg), and were the third entrant in the market, after Vod...
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Meteor

[satellite] The Meteor spacecraft are weather observation satellites launched by the USSR. The Meteor satellite series was developed during the 1960s. The Meteor satellites were designed to monitor atmospheric and sea-surface temperatures, humidity, radiation, sea ice conditions, snow-cover, and clouds. ==Satellites== ===Meteor 1-1=== Meteo...
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Meteor

[train] Frisco locomotives No. 4500, 4501 and 4502, three of twenty-five Northern class Baldwin 4-8-4s built for Frisco during World War II were designated for use on the Meteor. These locomotives were delivered in a distinctive zephyr blue, white and gray paint scheme with `Meteor` spelled out across the tender in bold red lettering. These...
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Meteor

[web framework] Meteor is an open-source JavaScript web application framework. It was first introduced in December 2011 under the name Skybreak. At its core is the Distributed Data Protocol. Its release was the largest in Hacker News history. Among open source projects, it is also the third most starred GitHub repository in 2012. ...
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Meteor

Me'te·or noun [ French météore , Greek ..., plural ... things in the air, from ... high in air, raised off the ground; ... beyond + ..., ..., a suspension or hovering in the air, from ... to lift, raise up.] 1. Any phenomenon or appearance in the atmosphere, as clouds, rain, hail, snow, ...
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meteor

1. Any phenomenon or appearance in the atmosphere, as clouds, rain, hail, snow, etc. 'Hail, an ordinary meteor.' (Bp. Hall) ... 2. Specif., A transient luminous body or appearance seen in the atmosphere, or in a more elevated region. 'The vaulty top of heaven Figured quite o'er with burning meteors.' (Shak) ... The term is especially applied to fir...
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Meteor

A body of matter that enters the Earth's atmosphere from space. While traveling through the atmosphere, these objects begin to burn because of friction and are sometimes seen as luminous streaks in the sky by ground observers. Many of these objects burn up completely and never reach the Earth's surface.
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Meteor

A brief streak of light caused by a small piece of solid matter entering Earth’s atmosphere at tremendous speed (typically 20 to 40 miles per second). Also called a `shooting star.` If material survives the trip through the atmosphere, it’s called a meteorite after landing on Earth’s surface.
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Meteor

A meteor is a meteoroid that has entered the Earth's atmosphere , usually making a fiery trail as it falls. It is sometimes called a shooting star. Most burn up before hitting the Earth .
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Meteor

A meteor is a small solid body which sails through space.
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meteor

a meteoroid that enters the Earth's atmosphere, heats up, and looks like a brief streak of fire in the sky
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Meteor

A meteoroid that has entered Earth's atmosphere. See also: Meteorite, Meteoroid.
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Meteor

A meteoroid that penetrates Earth's atmosphere, producing a streak of bright light caused by inciner
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