METEOR DUST CATALIST ON RAINFALL
the minutest solid particles, measuring from several micrometers to fractions of a millimeter, that arise as a result of the ablation of meteoroids during the passage of the meteoroid through the earth’s atmosphere. The trails of bolides consist of meteor dust.
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