artificial satellite

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Atmospheric Sciences (English-Chinese) dictionary. 2014.

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  • artificial satellite — dirbtinis palydovas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. artificial satellite vok. künstlicher Satellit, m rus. искусственный спутник, m pranc. satellite artificiel, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • artificial satellite — noun man made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon • Syn: ↑satellite, ↑orbiter • Derivationally related forms: ↑orbit (for: ↑orbiter), ↑satellite (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • artificial satellite — n. object constructed by humans that orbits around the earth or the moon …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Artificial satellites in retrograde orbit — Artificial satellites are rarely placed in retrograde orbit. This is partly due to the extra velocity required to go against the direction of the rotation of the earth. ExamplesIsrael has successfully launched five Shavit satellites in retrograde …   Wikipedia

  • Satellite (disambiguation) — Satellite may refer to:* Artificial satellite, an object placed into orbit by human endeavor ** Satellite imagery, images taken by such satellites * Natural satellite, an object naturally occurring in orbit (E.g.: a moon, a planet, a comet, an… …   Wikipedia

  • artificial moon — artificial moon, 1. an earth satellite. 2. any artificial satellite …   Useful english dictionary

  • satellite broadcasting — or satellite television noun Broadcasting of television programmes via artificial satellite • • • Main Entry: ↑satellite …   Useful english dictionary

  • Satellite — This article is about artificial satellites. For natural satellites, also known as moons, see Natural satellite. For other uses, see Satellite (disambiguation). An animation depicting the orbits of GPS satellites in medium Earth orbit …   Wikipedia

  • satellite — satellited, adj. /sat l uyt /, n. 1. Astron. a natural body that revolves around a planet; a moon. 2. a country under the domination or influence of another. 3. something, as a branch office or an off campus facility of a university, that depends …   Universalium

  • satellite — Synonyms and related words: ATDA, ATS, Alouette, Anna, Apollo, Ariel, Atlas Score, Biosatellite, Comsat, Cosmos, Courier, Diapason, Discoverer, ERS, Early Bird, Echo, Elektron, Explorer, GATV, Gemini, Injun, Intelsat, Lofti, Luna, Lunar Orbiter,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • satellite — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. hireling, dummy, puppet; moon; artificial satellite, space station; slave state. See astronautics, universe, accompaniment, auxiliary. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A small planet that revolves around a… …   English dictionary for students

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