Examples of satellite in a Sentence
Satellites help meteorologists predict the weather.
Images of the planet are sent by satellite.
Recent Examples of satellite from the Web
United Launch Alliance, the joint venture that historically enjoyed a virtual monopoly boosting large U.S. military or spy satellites into space, was awarded a $351 million deal for two launches of Air Force spacecraft on workhorse Atlas V rockets.
As a nor’easter slammed into Massachusetts early Tuesday, the winds and snow blew just right to form a heart in the midst of the storm just off the coast, according to satellite images posted to Twitter by meteorologists.
According to Amnesty’s report, satellite images reveal that Myanmar’s military is flattening Rohingya villages and building new security infrastructure, including three military bases.
Some unleash spy drones at Tesla’s factory in Fremont, California, or try to unlock the secret using satellite images.
Louisiana State University's Earthscan Lab compiles satellite images of the state almost every day.
Captured in satellite images, the white stretches of penguin poop stood in stark contrast to the brown rocky surface of Danger islands, a remote archipelago located off the northernmost tip of the Antarctic peninsula.
New satellite images have shown empty villages and hamlets leveled, erasing evidence of the Rohingyas’ former lives.
Off the north coast of Grand Anse, in a different archipelago from Ilet a Brouee, satellite images show that multiple islands inhabited as recently as 2014 have been wiped off the map.
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Origin and Etymology of satellite
First Known Use: circa 1548See Words from the same year
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Definition of satellite for English Language Learners
: an object (such as a moon) that moves around a much larger planet
: a machine that is sent into space and that moves around the earth, moon, sun, or a planet
: a country, organization, etc., that is controlled by a larger and more powerful country, organization, etc.
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