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
Entertainment systems, satellite radios, every engine part and even the headlights are connected to a car’s master computer.
Where: Barnes Tennis Center (main site) and San Diego State (satellite location).
Yet the issue has emerged in other divisions at the company and has cast a shadow over its $15 billion bid for Sky, the European satellite giant.
The U.S. government has fought a cold cyber war for years to protect its satellites, modern weapons and the American power and communications grids.
Iran has pursued a satellite launch program for years.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX is rocketing up satellites for a spacebound network that might begin to deliver better internet speeds than a standard cable line in two years.
But that moniker actually refers to the troubadour-championing Sirius XM satellite radio show sponsoring their joint concert trek.
Geospatial Intelligence, or GEOINT, includes imagery, like a high-resolution satellite photos of troop movements in another country.
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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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