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(astronomy) any of the small solid extraterrestrial bodies that hits the earth's atmosphere

a streak of light in the sky at night that results when a meteoroid hits the earth's atmosphere and air friction causes the meteoroid to melt or vaporize or explode

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If your actions are out of sync with your words--if there are inconsistencies throughout the workplace--it will be difficult for you to effectively coach your super stars, middle stars, and falling stars.
When he doesn't get a special present on his tenth birthday, Robbie gets angry and makes a rash wish upon a falling star.
Trapiche Falling Star is a range of six varietal wines: a Merlot/Malbec; Cabernet Sauvignon; Tempranillo; Torrontes; Sauvignon/Semillon and Chardonnay.
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Hosts Ant and Dec told Danniella only that the challenge was called Catch A Falling Star, but the actress accurately predicted what was to come, saying: ``There's going to be things falling on my head, bugs and stuff.
When a falling star crashes through the roof of Felix and Nettle Mae's chicken coop, they go to investigate and discover a beautiful baby girl lying beside the star.
When Ginny Wakely's mother hummed the old pop hit "Catch a Falling Star," little did she realize that its childlike title applied to her daughter, a Hollywood starlet who became a porn queen.
Protocol II interventions include initiation of falling star identification, use of chair and/or bed alarms, use of low beds, wheelchair seating alternatives, use of protective equipment (helmet, hip pads), half-hourly resident checks and room changes.
But whether the CPA will be a shining or a falling star depends on his or her effectiveness on the witness stand.
As consumers continue to look for bargains in an economy that has changed the way we consume and buy, Falling Star is sure to fill the niche.
Carson, played by Jim Carter, complained that he could fall but Mrs Hughes told him: "Suppose a bomb goes off, suppose we are hit by a falling star.
As he drifts off to sleep Jeffrey notices a falling star and then he embarks on a quest through the starlit streets, parks, piles of rubbish, water courses, and even a forest, until he finds the crater where the star is resting.
They are releasing her book, Catch A Falling Star, in a re-packaged format with a new cover and title, Jade: Fighting to the End.
Vance and songwriting partner Lee Pockriss also cowrote Catch a Falling Star, a No.
Three Burbank students have received the Catch A Falling Star achievement award from Burbank Noon Lions members, who sponsor a support group for high school students who have turned their lives around by choosing hard work and rejecting violence and crime.