crater

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crater
  • noun
    A large, bowl-shaped cavity in the ground or on the surface of a planet or the moon, typically one caused by an explosion or the impact of a meteorite or other celestial body. (the blast left a crater in the car park)
    A large bowl used in ancient Greece for mixing wine.
  • adjective
    Used with preceding Greek letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Crater. (the star Delta Crateris)

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