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What processes occur when a meteor enters the atmosphere?

What processes occur when a meteor enters earth's atmosphere and then what will be speed of meteor when it encounters air resistance?
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Minimum size of an asteroid to actually impact earth

From what I understand, an object entering the atmosphere will start to burn up from the tremendous resistance of the atmosphere. Presumably, for asteroids under a certain size, they will burn up ...