HyperDic: orbiter

English > 1 sense of the word orbiter:
NOUNartifactorbiter, satellite, artificial satelliteman-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
orbiter > pronunciation
Soundsao'rbahter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > orbiter: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningman-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon.
Synonymssatellite, artificial satellite
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
Verbsorbitmove in an orbit

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