earth station

noun

Definition of earth station

: dish sense 3a(2) especially : one used primarily for receiving and transmitting television signals

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Each Kuiper satellite will be able to access two gateway earth stations as part of Amazon's plan to minimize downtime. Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, "Amazon plans nationwide broadband—with both home and mobile service," 8 July 2019

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First Known Use of earth station

1970, in the meaning defined above

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