Translation of "satellite" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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satellitenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsæt.əl.aɪt/ us /ˈsæt̬.əl.aɪt/

satellite noun [ C ] (IN SPACE)

B2 a device sent up into space to travel around the earth, used for collecting information or communicating by radio, television, etc.

The World Cup was transmitted around the world by satellite. 世界杯通过卫星向全球转播。
a spy/weather satellite 间谍/气象卫星
satellite television/TV 卫星电视

a natural object moving around a larger object in space

The moon is Earth's satellite. 月球是地球的卫星。

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satellite noun [ C ] (COUNTRY)

also satellite state a country controlled by or depending on a more powerful country


(Translation of “satellite” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)