Translation of "satellite" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

satellite

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

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

人造衛星
The World Cup was transmitted around the world by satellite. 世界盃透過衛星向全球轉播。
a spy/weather satellite 間諜/氣象衛星
satellite television/TV 衛星電視

a natural object moving around a larger object in space

衛星
The moon is Earth's satellite. 月球是地球的衛星。
COUNTRY

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

衛星國,附庸國 → Compare client state

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