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meteoric in Astronomy topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmeteoricme‧te‧or‧ic /ˌmiːtiˈɒrɪk◂ $ -ˈɔːrɪk, -ˈɑːrɪk/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 FAST/QUICKhappening very suddenly and quickly 🔊 her meteoric rise from dancer to professional actress 🔊 The company has experienced meteoric growth. 🔊 The scandal ended his meteoric political career.2 HA technical from a meteor 🔊 meteoric ironmeteorically /-kli/ adverb 🔊 His career faded as meteorically as it grew.
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meteoricRobert Fleck's rise was meteoric.Its meteoric ascent defied the usual explanations.Molinari has had a run of big moments in her meteoric political career, and this latest is fittingly pyrotechnic.This is not a meteoric rise and fall.The film tells the story of Lee's meteoric rise from North Dakota radio singer to jazz legend.Together, they showcase his combustible bop chops and sublime ballad skills, as well as his meteoric rise to prominence.A note of caution needs to be added concerning cementation in the meteoric vadose zone.In many modern examples, diagenetic reactions in the meteoric zones are minimal.meteoric ... careerMolinari has had a run of big moments in her meteoric political career, and this latest is fittingly pyrotechnic.