Translation of "satellite" - English-Traditional 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 round a larger object in space

The moon is the satellite of the Earth. 月球是地球的衛星。

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