satellite

[ UK /sˈætəlˌa‍ɪt/ ]
[ US /ˈsætəˌɫaɪt/ ]
NOUN
  1. man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
  2. a person who follows or serves another
  3. any celestial body orbiting around a planet or star
ADJECTIVE
  1. surrounding and dominated by a central authority or power
    a city and its satellite communities
VERB
  1. broadcast or disseminate via satellite
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How To Use satellite In A Sentence

  • He also worked part-time at a satellite uplink station.
  • An orbiting satellite picked up a distress signal from the ship's emergency beacon, standard equipment on all modern boats.
  • I wrote it early in 1945 and it was published in Wireless World in October, just after the war had ended, and it laid down the principles which now determine the world's communication system, the idea that you'd have satellites poised at such a height above the earth that they remained stationery in the sky and so-called synchronous, or geostationary, orbit. Great voices of science fiction
  • Microsatellite markers are in lightface type.
  • A leading rocket scientist, Nair's contribution to the development of multistage satellite launch vehicles is immense.
  • The Luxembourg-based satellite service is not bound by the same strict rules as the BBC.
  • The satellite re-entered the atmosphere and burned up.
  • Still less can they accept impartial public broadcasting combined with a biased press and biased satellite television.
  • They also arrange satellite communications and provide other services for their vessels worldwide.
  • The only light in the room came from a lamp over the turntables, the glow of the broadcast board, and the green and red pinpoints of LED light from the satellite equipment and reel-to-reels.
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