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Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Meteoric Me`te*or"ic, a. [Cf. F. m['e]t['e]orique.] 1. Of or pertaining to a meteor, or to meteors; atmospheric, as, meteoric phenomena; meteoric stones. 2. Influenced by the weather; as, meteoric conditions. 3. Flashing; brilliant; transient; like a meteor; as, meteoric fame. ``Meteoric politician.'' --Craik. Meteoric iron, Meteoric stone. (Min.) See Meteorite. Meteoric paper, a substance of confervoid origin found floating in the air, and resembling bits of coarse paper; -- so called because formerly supposed to fall from meteors. Meteoric showers, periodical exhibitions of shooting stars, occuring about the 9th or 10th of August and 13th of November, more rarely in April and December, and also at some other periods.



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