Definition of Satellite. Meaning of Satellite. Synonyms of Satellite

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Definition of Satellite

Satellite
Satellite Sat"el*lite, n. [F., fr. L. satelles, -itis, an attendant.] 1. An attendant attached to a prince or other powerful person; hence, an obsequious dependent. ``The satellites of power.' --I. Disraeli. 2. (Astron.) A secondary planet which revolves about another planet; as, the moon is a satellite of the earth. See Solar system, under Solar. Satellite moth (Zo["o]l.), a handsome European noctuid moth (Scopelosoma satellitia).
Satellite
Satellite Sat"el*lite, a. (Anat.) Situated near; accompanying; as, the satellite veins, those which accompany the arteries.

Meaning of Satellite from wikipedia

- of spaceflight, a satellite is an object that has been intentionally placed into orbit. These objects are called artificial satellites to distinguish them...
- Starlink is a satellite constellation development project underway by American company SpaceX, to develop a low-cost, high-performance satellite bus and requisite...
- A communications satellite is an artificial satellite that relays and amplifies radio telecommunications signals via a transponder; it creates a communication...
- Satellite television is a service that delivers television programming to viewers by relaying it from a communications satellite orbiting the Earth directly...
- The Global Positioning System (GPS), originally Navstar GPS, is a satellite-based radionavigation system owned by the United States government and operated...
- planetary satellite systems containing 185 known natural satellites. Four IAU-listed dwarf planets are also known to have natural satellites: Pluto, Haumea...
- permanent natural satellite. It is the fifth-largest natural satellite in the Solar System, and the largest among planetary satellites relative to the size...
- A satellite telephone, satellite phone or satphone is a type of mobile phone that connects to other phones or the telephone network by radio through orbiting...
- A satellite navigation or satnav system is a system that uses satellites to provide autonomous geo-spatial positioning. It allows small electronic receivers...
- Satellite Internet access is Internet access provided through communications satellites. Modern consumer grade satellite Internet service is typically...
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