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orbiter

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noun or·bit·er \-bə-tər\

Simple Definition of orbiter

  • : a vehicle or device that travels around a planet or moon in space

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of orbiter

  1. :  one that orbits: as a :  a spacecraft designed to orbit a celestial body without landing on its surface b :  space shuttle

1951

First Known Use of orbiter

1951


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