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satellite

noun [C]  us   /ˈsæt·əlˌɑɪt/
physics a natural object moving around a larger object in space, or an artificial object sent up into space to travel around the earth: a spy/weather satellite The moon is a satellite of the earth.
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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