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English definition of “satellite”

satellite

noun [C] (IN SPACE)    /ˈsæt.əl.aɪt/ US  /ˈsæt̬-/
B2 a device sent up into space to travel round the Earth , used for collecting information or communicating by radio , television , etc.: The World Cup was transmitted around the world by satellite. a spy / weather satellite satellite television /TVCommunications technology - general words a natural object moving round a larger object in space : The moon is the satellite of the Earth .Astronomy - general words
(Definition of satellite noun (IN SPACE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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