satellite

(Learning Modules / Mathematics / Gravity) An object in stable orbit round a central mass - man-made or natural.

Satellite

A term first used to describe a small virus (satellite virus) associated with tobacco necrosis virus (TNV), which is dependent upon the TNV genome for its own replication. Also used to describe certain nucleic acid molecules that are unable to multiply in the host cell without the aid of other nucleic acid molecules.

Satellite

A small body which orbits a larger one. A natural or an artificial moon. Earth-orbiting spacecraft are called satellites. While deep-space vehicles are technically satellites of the sun or of another planet, or of the galactic center, they are generally called spacecraft instead of satellites.

Satellite

[software] In computing, Red Hat Satellite, an open-source systems-management application, allows system administrators to deploy, manage and monitor Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Solaris hosts. One can think of Satellite as a local version of Red Hat Network. An organisation`s Satellite server registers with Red Hat Network and downloads re...
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Satellite

[The Beloved song] `Satellite` is a single by UK band The Beloved. It was the largest UK hit from their album X. ==Music video== In a similar style to the video for their earlier single Sweet Harmony the video consisted of a naked Jon Marsh, Helena Marsh, and a posse of other equally naked females lipsynching the lyrics. ==Track listings== ...
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satellite

A body that revolves around a larger body.
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satellite

A body that revolves around a larger body.
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satellite

[adj] - surrounding and dominated by a central authority or power 2. [n] - a person who follows or serves another 3. [n] - any celestial body orbiting around a planet or star 4. [n] - man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon 5. [v] - broadcast or disseminate via satellite
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Satellite

An object which circles another object.
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Satellite

In astronomy and space science, a satellite is simply any object which is in orbit about a larger parent orbit. The force required to keep the satellite in orbit is the graviational attraction between the satellite and parent object. The moon and the ISS are satellites of Earth. Earth is a satellite of the Sun
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Satellite

An object in an orbit around a planet. It can be either natural, for example a moon, or it can be artificial, for example a space probe.Historical Notes1610 Jupiter's satellites discovered by Galileo.4 October 1957 Sputnik becomes the first man-made object to orbit the Earth.4 January 1958 Sputnik 1 fell back to earth.31 January 1958 USA launches i...
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satellite

A body that orbits another, larger body. An artificial satellite is a man-made vessel that orbits a planet or moon.
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Satellite

An orbiting device used for receiving and transmitting signals from one site to multiple receivers around the country.
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Satellite

Sat'el·lite noun [ French, from Latin satelles , -itis , an attendant.] 1. An attendant attached to a prince or other powerful person; hence, an obsequious dependent. 'The satellites of power.' I. Disraeli. 2. (Astron.) A secondary planet which revo...
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satellite

1. An attendant attached to a prince or other powerful person; hence, an obsequious dependent. 'The satellites of power.' ... 2. <astronomy> A secondary planet which revolves about another planet; as, the moon is a satellite of the earth. See Solar system, under Solar. ... <zoology> Satellite moth, a handsome European noctuid moth (Scop...
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satellite

adjective surrounding and dominated by a central authority or power; `a city and its satellite communities`
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satellite

(sat´ә-līt) in genetics, a knob of chromatin connected by a stalk to the short arm of certain chromosomes. a minor, or attendant, lesion situated near a large one. a vein that closely accompanies an artery. exhibiting satellitism. satellite clinic.
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Satellite

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

natural object (moon) or spacecraft (artificial satellite) orbiting a larger astronomical body. Most known natural satellites orbit planets; the ... [8 related articles]
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Satellite

A chromosomal segment that branches off from the rest of the chromosome but is still connected by a thin filament or stalk.
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SATELLITE

Any object that orbits a celestial body, such as a moon. However, the term is often used in reference to the manufactured objects that orbit the earth, either in a geostationary or a polar manner. Some of the information that is gathered by weather satellites, such as GOES9, includes upper air temperatures and humidity, recording the temperatures o...
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satellite

a body which revolves around another body of preponderant mass and which has a motion primarily and permanently determined by the force of attraction of that other body NOTE 1 - A body so defined which revolves around the Sun is called a planet or planetoid. NOTE 2 - A satellite may be a natural body or a spacecraft.
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satellite

A body that revolves around a larger body, normally either a planet or an asteroid; also known as a moon. For example, Europa is a satellite of Jupiter, and Dactyl is a satellite of the asteroid Ida. Since 1957 the term has also been applied to human-made objects, so that a distinction is now drawn ...
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Satellite

A tournament that does not award cash to its winners, but a seat (or seats) in a subsequent 'target' tournament.
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satellite

Type: Term Pronunciation: sat′ĕ-līt Definitions: 1. A minor structure accompanying a more important or larger one; a vein accompanying an artery, or a small or secondary lesion adjacent to a larger one. 2. The posterior member of a pair of gregarine gamonts in syzygy, several of which may be found in some species. &nbs...
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