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geostationary orbit

noun [C] uk   /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 turns
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