Foolish's Word of the Day: Meteor

 

meteor

noun  me·te·or \ˈmē-tē-ər, -ˌȯr\
  1. an atmospheric phenomenon (such as lightning or a snowfall)

  2. any of the small particles of matter in the solar system that are directly observable only by their incandescence from frictional heating on entry into the atmosphere

  3. the streak of light produced by the passage of a meteor