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Definition of satelite

"satelite" is probably misspelled. Trying satellite instead Definition of satellite

1. satellite [ n ] man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon

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Thus , when the Russians sent up their first sputnik , American chagrin was human enough , and American determination to put American satellites into orbit was perfectly understandable .

(J. F. Vedder, "Micrometeorites", in Francis S. J...)

Direct information has been obtained from rockets and satellites equipped with impact sensors .

The direct_evidence on the micrometeorite environment near the Earth is obtained from piezoelectric sensors ( essentially microphones ) and from wire gages ; these instruments are installed on rockets , satellites , and space_probes .

These extrapolated fluxes are about an order_of_magnitude less_than the values from the satellite data and the figures in Whipple 's table .

Synonyms satellite orbiter artificial_satellite Related Terms equipment sputnik communications_satellite astronomy_satellite spacecraft space_station spy_satellite weather_satellite solar_array orbit

2. satellite [ v ] broadcast or disseminate via satellite

Synonyms satellite Related Terms air

3. satellite [ n ] a person who follows or serves another

Synonyms planet satellite Related Terms follower

4. satellite [ a ] surrounding and dominated by a central authority or power
Examples: "a city and its satellite communities"

Synonyms satellite Related Terms outer

5. satellite [ n ] any celestial body orbiting around a planet or star

Synonyms satellite Related Terms celestial_body moon moon Titan deimos phobos Galilean_satellite

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