Definition of Crater. Meaning of Crater. Synonyms of Crater

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Definition of Crater

Crater
Crater Cra"ter (kr?t?r), n. [L. crater, cratera, a mixing vessel, the mouth of a volcano, Gr. krath`r, fr. keranny`nai to mix; cf. Skr. [,c]r[imac] to mix, [,c]ir to cook, [,c]r[=a] to cook. Cf. Grail, in Holy Grail.] 1. The basinlike opening or mouth of a volcano, through which the chief eruption comes; similarly, the mouth of a geyser, about which a cone of silica is often built up. 2. (Mil.) The pit left by the explosion of a mine. 3. (Astron.) A constellation of the southen hemisphere; -- called also the Cup.

Meaning of Crater from wikipedia

- A crater is a landform consisting of a hole or depression on a planetary surface, usually caused either by an object hitting the surface, or by geological...
- Chicxulub crater (IPA: [t͡ʃikʃuˈluɓ] ) is an impact crater buried underneath the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico. Its center is offs****, but the crater is named...
- This is a partial list of craters on Mars. There are hundreds of thousands of impact craters on Mars, but only some of them have names. This list here...
- Impact craters in the Solar System An impact crater is a circular depression in the surface of a solid astronomical object formed by the hypervelocity...
- This is a list of craters on Mars. There are hundreds of thousands of impact craters on Mars, but only some of them have names. This list here contains...
- The Darvaza gas crater (Turkmen: Garagum ýalkymy), also known as the Door to **** or Gates of ****, or, officially, the Shining of Karakum, is a burning...
- This is a partial list of craters on Mars. There are hundreds of thousands of impact craters on Mars, but only some of them have names. This list here...
- Meteor Crater or Barringer Crater is an impact crater about 37 mi (60 km) east of Flagstaff and 18 mi (29 km) west of Winslow in the desert of northern...
- A volcanic crater is an approximately circular depression in the ground caused by volcanic activity. It is typically a bowl-shaped feature containing one...
- Arusha Region, within the Crater Highlands geological area of northern Tanzania. The area is named after Ngorongoro Crater, a large volcanic caldera within...