Definition of aerolite in English:


Pronunciation /ˈerəˌlīt/ /ˈɛrəˌlaɪt/


  • A stony meteorite, composed mainly of silicates.

    • ‘Silicon has also been detected in the Sun and stars and is found in certain types of meteorites known as aerolites.’
    • ‘A fireball, which is usually seen to accompany the fall of aerolites, was not observed in this case.’
    • ‘The presence of aerolites is also accompanied with loud reports, which are absent in the case of these meteors.’
    • ‘Meteorites are divided into three groups: siderites, siderolites, and aerolites.’
    • ‘Followed by Japan and U.S.A, China holds most Antarctic aerolites.’



/ˈerəˌlīt/ /ˈɛrəˌlaɪt/