1. [ noun ] (astronomy) man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
Synonyms: orbiter artificial_satellite
Related terms: equipment sputnik communications_satellite astronomy_satellite spacecraft space_station spy_satellite weather_satellite solar_array orbit
2. [ verb ] (television) broadcast or disseminate via satellite
Related terms: air
3. [ noun ] a person who follows or serves another
Synonyms: planet
Related terms: follower
4. [ adjective ] surrounding and dominated by a central authority or power

"a city and its satellite communities"

Related terms: outer
5. [ noun ] (astronomy) any celestial body orbiting around a planet or star
Related terms: celestial_body moon moon Titan deimos phobos Galilean_satellite
Similar spelling:   satellite_tv