geosynchronous

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adjective geo·syn·chro·nous \ˌjē-ō-ˈsiŋ-krə-nəs, -ˈsin-\

Definition of geosynchronous

  1. :  being or having an orbit around the earth with a period equal to one sidereal day; specifically :  geostationary

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First Known Use of geosynchronous

1968


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