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

- A satellite or artificial satellite is an object, typically a spacecraft, placed into orbit around a celestial body. Satellites have a variety of uses...
- 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 radio navigation system owned by the United States government and operated...
- A communications satellite is an artificial satellite that relays and amplifies radio telecommunication signals via a transponder; it creates a communication...
- Starlink is a satellite internet constellation operated by Starlink Services, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of American aerospace company SpaceX, providing...
- A natural satellite is, in the most common usage, an astronomical body that orbits a planet, dwarf planet, or small Solar System body (or sometimes another...
- A satellite navigation or satnav system is a system that uses satellites to provide autonomous geopositioning. A satellite navigation system with global...
- communication satellite. The term most commonly means a dish which receives direct-broadcast satellite television from a direct broadcast satellite in geostationary...
- Satellite images (also Earth observation imagery, spaceborne photography, or simply satellite photo) are images of Earth collected by imaging satellites...
- mapping platform and consumer application offered by Google. It offers satellite imagery, aerial photography, street maps, 360° interactive panoramic views...