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Definition of Satellite


  1. An attendant attached to a prince or other powerful person; hence, an obsequious dependent.
  2. A secondary planet which revolves about another planet; as, the moon is a satellite of the earth. See Solar system, under Solar.
  3. Situated near; accompanying; as, the satellite veins, those which accompany the arteries.

Satellite Quotations

The Planck satellite may detect the imprint of the gravitational waves predicted by inflation. This would be quantum gravity written across the sky.
Stephen Hawking

I have a car in Nebraska. When I bought it, they gave me a satellite radio, and there's an 'indie-rock' station. It's just nothing I'm interested in.
Conor Oberst

I have a satellite radio show called 'The Legends of Reggae.' It's a cool way to branch out and do other things. I'm paying respect to the legends of reggae.
Ziggy Marley

A satellite has no conscience.
Edward R. Murrow

The hardest thing about my job isn't the snake bites or the crocodiles, it's being away from my children. I have a really religious satellite phone call every day back to the boys, wherever we are, whatever time zone, to say goodnight.
Bear Grylls
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Satellite Translations

satellite in Afrikaans is trawant
satellite in Dutch is trawant, satelliet
satellite in French is satellite
satellite in German is Satellit, Satelliten
satellite in Italian is satellite
satellite in Norwegian is satelitt
satellite in Swedish is drabant, satellit

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