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meteor swarm

noun, Astronomy
any large number of meteoroids moving in parallel paths.
Compare meteor shower. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He cut speed and eased the Sunsprite down into that thinner area of the meteor-swarm.

  • The thing that had registered as a larger lump in a meteor-swarm was not a meteor at all.

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  • By the time an hour had passed, the Falcon had groped out through the periodic break in the meteor-swarm around the asteroid.

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