Translation of "satellite" - English-Traditional 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

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

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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 (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)