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Definition of Crater
CraterCrater 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
to: Impact crater
, a depression caused
by two celestial bodies impacting
each other, such as a meteorite hitting
a planet Explosion
- An impact crater
is a depression
in the surface
of a planet, moon, or other solid
body in the Solar System
or elsewhere, formed
by the hypervelocity
- Meteor Crater
, or Barringer Crater
, is a meteorite impact crater about
37 mi (60 km) east of Flagstaff
and 18 mi (29 km) west of Winslow
in the desert...
- The Chicxulub crater
(IPA: [tʃikʃuˈlub]) is an impact crater buried underneath
the Yucatán Peninsula
in Mexico. Its center
is offs**** near the communities...
- The Darvaza
use the name Shining
of the Karakum: Turkmen: Garagum
ýalkymy), also known
as the Door to **** or Gates
Lake (Klamath: Giiwas) is a volcanic crater
lake in south-central Oregon
in the western United
States. It is the main feature
the Crater Highlands geological
area of northern
Tanzania. The area is named after Ngorongoro Crater
, a large volcanic caldera
- This list of impact craters
on Earth contains
of the 190 confirmed craters given
in the Earth Impact Database
as of 2017. To keep the lists...
- The Vredefort crater
/ˈfrɪərdəfɔːrt/ is the largest verified impact crater
on Earth. It was 160–300 km (100–200 mi) across
when it was formed; and what...
- This is a partial
list of craters
on Mars. There
of impact craters
on Mars, but only some of them have names. This list here...
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