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English definition of “satellite”

satellite

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈsætəlaɪt/
INFORMATION B2 a piece of equipment that is sent into space around the Earth to receive and send signals or to collect information: a spy/weather satelliteCommunications technology - general words
SPACE a natural object that moves around a planet in space: The moon is the Earth's satellite.Astronomy - general words
(Definition of satellite from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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