HyperDic: satellite

English > 5 senses of the word satellite:
NOUNartifactsatellite, artificial satellite, orbiterman-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
person satellite, planeta person who follows or serves another
objectsatelliteany celestial body orbiting around a planet or star
ADJECTIVEallsatellitesurrounding and dominated by a central authority or power
VERBcommunicationsatellitebroadcast or disseminate via satellite
satellite > pronunciation
Soundssae'tahlay.t
Rhymesacolyte ... write: 181 rhymes with ayt...
English > satellite: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningSurrounding and dominated by a central authority or power.
Example"a city and its satellite communities"
BroaderouterOn the outside or further from a center
Spanishsatélite
English > satellite: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningman-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon.
Synonymsartificial satellite, orbiter
Partssolar array, solar battery, solar panelelectrical device consisting of a large array of connected solar cells
Narrowerastronomy satelliteA satellite equipped with a telescope to observe / observe infrared radiation
communications satelliteAn artificial satellite that relays signals back to earth
space station, space platform, space laboratoryA manned artificial satellite in a fixed orbit designed for scientific research
spacecraft, ballistic capsule, space vehicleA craft capable of traveling in outer space
sputnikA Russian artificial satellite
spy satelliteA satellite with sensors to detect nuclear explosions
weather satellite, meteorological satelliteA satellite that transmits frequent picture of the earth below
BroaderequipmentAn instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
Spanishorbitador, satélite artificial, satelite, satélite
Catalanorbitador, satèl·lit artificial, satèl·lit
Adjectivesantisatellite, ASATof or relating to a system to destroy satellites in orbit
Verbssatellitebroadcast or disseminate via satellite
English > satellite: 5 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who follows or serves another.
Synonymplanet
BroaderfollowerA person who accepts the leadership / leadership of another
Spanishsatélite
Catalansatèl·lit
English > satellite: 5 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningAny celestial body orbiting around a planet or star.
InstancesDeimosThe outer of two small satellites of Mars
Moon, moonThe natural satellite of the Earth
PhobosThe larger of the two satellites of Mars
TitanThe largest of the satellites of Saturn
NarrowerGalilean satellite, GalileanOne of the four satellites of Jupiter that were discovered by Galileo
moonAny natural satellite of a planet
Broadercelestial body, heavenly bodynatural objects visible in the sky
Spanishsatélite
Catalansatèl·lit
English > satellite: 5 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningbroadcast or disseminate via satellite.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey satellite the information to them
Broaderair, send, broadcast, beam, transmitbroadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
Spanishemitir via satélite, emitir vía satélite
Nounssatelliteman-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon

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