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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 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

Satellite broadcasting makes it possible for information-hungry residents of many closed societies to bypass state-controlled television channels.
Rupert Murdoch

Once Iraq became a hot bed for kidnapping, reporters had to use every kind of trick they could manage to avoid it. This included chase cars, security men for more prosperous agencies and networks, and GPS signals on satellite phones that could pinpoint the journalist's locations.
Janine di Giovanni

You don't have to spend much time in Shanghai before you start to get all existential about the meaning of authenticity. Did you know that Shanghai is building nine satellite towns, each designed to mimic the architecture and culture of a different country?
Patricia Marx
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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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