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English definition of “geostationary orbit”

geostationary orbit

noun [C]     /dʒiː.əʊˌsteɪ.ʃən.ər.iˈɔː.bɪt/ US  /-oʊˈsteɪ.ʃən.er.iˈɔːr-/ specialized
an orbit (= path travelled around an object in space) in which a satellite always remains over the same place on the Earth's surface because it moves at the same speed as the Earth turnsAstronomy - general words
(Definition of geostationary orbit noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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