deorbit

verb
de·​orbit | \ (ˈ)dē+ \

Definition of deorbit

intransitive verb

: to go out of orbit

transitive verb

: to cause to deorbit deorbit a spacecraft

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History and Etymology for deorbit

de- + orbit

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“Deorbit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deorbit. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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