Translation of "satellite" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (IN SPACE) 在太空 uk us /ˈsæt.əl.aɪt/ US  /ˈsæt̬-/

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. 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 round a larger object in space

The moon is the satellite of the Earth. 月球是地球的卫星。

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