HyperDic: artificial_satellite

English > 1 sense of the expression artificial satellite:
NOUNartifactartificial satellite, satellite, orbiterman-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
English > artificial satellite: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningman-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon.
Synonymssatellite, 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

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