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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Moon, a heavenly body that revolves around another one; spacecraft. Also: a machine that has been sent into space and goes around the Earth, moon etc, used for radio, television, and other electronic communication.

Usage examples (37)
  • Last night I fell asleep in a satellite dish. My dreams were broadcast all over the world.
  • A city and its satellite communities
  • The term satellite is also used to describe man-made devices of any size that are launched into orbit.
  • Today the launching of a satellite is almost commonplace. for more
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