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
But low-cost sensors, satellites and other tools are rapidly evolving.
Our vehicle also had GM’s OnStar system and satellite radio.
Railroads have cited the cost and complexity of adding the technology, which relies on satellites and radio signals to prevent trains from running out of control if an engineer has lost focus or fallen asleep while driving.
Nowhere is this greening of the Arctic happening faster than the North Slope of Alaska, observable with high-resolution clarity on NOAA satellite imagery.
The ship’s position from an Inmarsat satellite and the Coast Guard’s software described the location in degrees and minutes in different ways, with periods and colons, investigators said.
The device communicates with satellites and sends locations to authorities.
The couple kept in touch via Delorme’s InReach device, which provided tracking and messaging support via satellite and cellphone.
Proposed legislation backed by Republican Senator John McCain and Democrats Amy Klobuchar and Mark Warner would subject online political ads to the same rules as ads sold for TV, radio, and satellite.
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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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