microcrater

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

micro- +‎ crater

Noun[edit]

microcrater (plural microcraters)

  1. A tiny crater.
    • 2015, James Ira Thorpe, Cameron Parvini, Josep Trigo-Rodriguez, “Detection and Characterization of Micrometeoroids with LISA Pathfinder”, in arXiv[1]:
      These particles have been studied using a number of techniques ranging from in-situ satellite detectors to analysis of lunar microcraters to ground-based observations of zodiacal light.