satellite dish

noun
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of satellite dish

: a microwave dish for receiving usually television transmissions from an orbiting satellite

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First Known Use of satellite dish

1978


SATELLITE DISH Defined for English Language Learners

satellite dish

noun

Definition of satellite dish for English Language Learners

  • : a device that is shaped like a large dish and that receives television signals from a satellite high above the earth


SATELLITE DISH Defined for Kids

satellite dish

noun

Definition of satellite dish for Students

: a bowl-shaped antenna for receiving transmissions (as of television programs) from a satellite orbiting the earth

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