• (adj): Of or pertaining to atmospheric phenomena, especially weather and weather conditions.
    Example: "Meteoric (or meteorological) phenomena"
    Synonyms: meteorologic, meteorological
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on meteoric:

Global Meteoric Water Line
... The Global Meteoric Water Line is an equation defined by the geochemist Harmon Craig that states the average relationship between hydrogen and oxygen isotope ratios in natural terrestrial waters, expressed as a ... A meteoric water line can also be calculated for a given area, and used as a baseline within that area ...
Meteoric Water
... Meteoric water is the water derived from precipitation (snow and rain) ... surface flow, a considerable portion of meteoric water gradually infiltrates into the ground ...
Nubian Sandstone Aquifer System - Characteristics - Geology
... The groundwater is of meteoric origin (the term meteoric water refers to water that originated as precipitation most groundwater is meteoric in origin) ...
Meteorite Types - History
... Meteoric iron barely noticeable ... Meteoric iron barely noticeable ... Olivine and augite? Anorthite? (III) Olivine and bronzite with meteoric iron ...
Watermelon Snow - History
... article three days later erroneously concluded that the coloration was caused by meteoric iron deposits “ Some doubt has been expressed as to the red snow observed by Sir John Ross and his associates ... Brande to the usual tests, and it is found to be precisely of the kind of the meteoric stones that occasionally fall in more southern latitudes ... That, therefore, which loads the atmosphere with the fluid which composes this meteoric iron, serves to colour the snow iron being found to be the colourist of all metallic as well ...

More definitions of "meteoric":

  • (adj): Pertaining to or consisting of meteors or meteoroids.
    Example: "Meteoric shower"; "meteoric impacts"
  • (adj): Like a meteor in speed or brilliance or transience.
    Example: "A meteoric rise to fame"