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Definitions of meteor:
  • 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
  • noun:   (astronomy) any of the small solid extraterrestrial bodies that hits the earth's atmosphere

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