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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
Translations of “satellite”
in Arabic قَمَر صِناعي…
in Korean 위성…
in Malaysian satelit…
in French satellite…
in Turkish (yapay) uydu, uydu, gezegen…
in Italian satellite…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在太空, 人造衛星, 衛星…
in Russian спутник…
in Polish satelita…
in Vietnamese vệ tinh, vệ tinh nhân tạo…
in Spanish satélite…
in Portuguese satélite…
in Thai ดาวบริวาร, ดาวเทียม…
in German der Trabant, der Satellit…
in Catalan satèl·lit…
in Japanese 人工衛星, サテライト…
in Indonesian satelit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在太空, 人造卫星, 卫星…
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