Translation of meteoric in Spanish:

meteoric

Pronunciation: /ˌmiːtiˈɔːrɪk; ˌmiːtɪˈɒrɪk/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [Astronomy/Astronomía] [fragment] de meteorito meteoric rock piedra (feminine) meteórica
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    • At this early point in the history of the Solar System, meteoric bombardment was intense, and it would have continually opened new holes in the crust, immediately filled by magma.
    • Heavy metal is siderion, something made of meteoric iron.
    • In general, the Earth encounters richer meteoric activity during the second half of the year.
    1.2 (swift) [rise/progress/career] meteórico
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    • But with their meteoric rise to fame, we'd better get used to being this week's Williamsburg, despite the rumour that they've already moved to New York.
    • What isn't so typical, though, is the meteoric rise and subsequent slow decline of a man much imitated, never duplicated and unrivaled at his instrument.
    • His meteoric rise did encounter a few setbacks and some bad investment decisions, but he has managed to bounce back with his latest creation in the soft toy line: a stuffed deer.

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