What is another word for Bolides?

Pronunciation: [bˈɒla͡ɪdz] (IPA)

Bolides are bright and explosive meteors that are often visible during meteor showers. These celestial phenomena are also known by other names such as fireballs, shooting stars and meteorites. Fireballs are extremely bright bolides that have a magnitude greater than -4, while shooting stars are smaller and usually last for a shorter duration. Meteorites, on the other hand, are bolides that have survived their passage through the Earth's atmosphere to reach the planet's surface. Other synonyms for bolides include celestial fireworks, meteor showers, and meteoroid explosions. Regardless of the term used, bolides always capture our imagination and remind us of the vastness and wonder of the universe.

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What are the hypernyms for Bolides?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Meteors, Burning Objects, Space Rocks.

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