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Noun: crater  krey-tu(r)
  1. A bowl-shaped geological formation at the top of a volcano
    - volcanic crater
  2. A bowl-shaped depression formed by the impact of a meteorite or bomb
Verb: crater  krey-tu(r)
  1. To crash or fall
  2. Form craters
Noun: Crater  krey-tu(r)
  1. A faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Hydra and Corvus

Derived forms: craters, cratered, cratering

Type of: constellation, depression, formation, geological formation, natural depression

Part of: volcano

Encyclopedia: Crater, Joseph Force