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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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Remember, middle stars are "on the bubble"--they can become super stars or falling stars.
Falling Star is followed in price by Trapiche Varietals at 5.
That's the setup for Lee Murphy's comedy "Catch a Falling Star," directed by Alice Corey, which will open at the Cottage Theatre in Cottage Grove on Friday.
The demand for value wines has surged in such a way," commented Pete Sheehan, VP/National Sales Manager for Frederick Wildman and Sons, "that we chose Falling Star from Argentina as the natural brand to lead the 3L category for Wildman.
But they that fought for England, Following a falling star, Alas, alas for England They have their graves afar.
It is a chance to see a deep, velvety, black sky, millions of sparkling stars, a glowing moon, and maybe 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.
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.
Then she sees a falling star and meets The Wish Giver who has fallen from his star.
However, PC Mason (Joe McFadden, above) thinks it is more likely to have been an explosion than a falling star.
The Essential Perry Como, released on Monday, includes such favourites as Catch a Falling Star, And I Love You So, It's Impossible, Moon River, and I've Got You Under My Skin - 24 tracks in all, and a fitting tribute to a genuine pop craftsman.
Along with improved quality due to better sourcing and vineyard practices", explained John Little, brand manager for Falling Star, "we decided to set a precedent for Argentina by introducing the screw cap closures to the Falling Star line of wines.