Satellite

  • 1 satellite — [ satelit ] n. m. • satelite v. 1265; lat. satelles, satellitis « garde du corps » I ♦ 1 ♦ (1665) Corps céleste gravitant sur une orbite elliptique autour d une planète. La Lune est le satellite de la Terre. Les satellites de Jupiter. Satellite… …

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  • 2 satellite — sat‧el‧lite [ˈsætlaɪt] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] a machine that has been sent into space and goes around the Earth, used for radio, television, and other electronic communication: • a satellite communications company • They provide news… …

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  • 3 Satellite 5 — is a major location in the 2005 series of the British science fiction series Doctor Who . In the series, it is first seen in the year 200,000 and is the main setting for the episode The Long Game . It reappears six episodes later in the two part… …

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  • 4 Satellite — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Satellite Álbum de P.O.D. Publicación 11 de septiembre de 2001 Grabación Mayo de 2001 …

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  • 5 Satellite — steht für: Satellite Awards, Auszeichnungen für besondere Leistungen in den Bereichen Film, Fernsehen, DVD und Neue Medien Satellite Tour, heute Challenge Tour, eine jährliche Serie von Golfturnieren XM Satellite Radio, US amerikanischer… …

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  • 6 Satellite — Sat el*lite, n. [F., fr. L. 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. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astron.) A secondary planet which… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 satellite TV — satellite television UK / US or satellite TV UK / US noun [uncountable] television programmes that are sent to your television using satellite communications …

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  • 8 Satellite — Sat el*lite, a. (Anat.) Situated near; accompanying; as, the satellite veins, those which accompany the arteries. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 satellite — 1540s, follower or attendant of a superior person, from M.Fr. satellite (14c.), from L. satellitem (nom. satelles) attendant, perhaps from Etruscan satnal (Klein), or a compound of roots *satro full, enough + *leit to go (Tucker); Cf. English… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 satellite — satellite. См. спутник. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 11 satellite — index offshoot, partisan Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 12 satellite — /sa tɛl:ite/ s.m. [dal lat. satelles lĭtis, con il sign. 1. a, trasferito all ambito astronomico da J. Kepler (1610)]. 1. a. (milit.) [nell antichità, persona armata che accompagna e segue ovunque un monarca, un potente e sim.] ▶◀ ‖ giannizzero,… …

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  • 13 satellite — *follower, adherent, henchman, partisan, disciple, sectary Analogous words: sycophant, *parasite, favorite, toady, lickspittle, bootlicker, hanger on: devotee, votary, *addict …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14 satellite —   , satellite body.   Minute chromosome portion separated from the main body by the centromere or primary constriction …

    Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • 15 satellite — SATELLITE. s. m. On appelle ainsi un homme d espée qui est aux gages & à la suite d un autre, comme le ministre & l executeur de ses violences. Il se fait tousjours accompagner de deux ou trois satellites. il se trouva tout d un coup environné de …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 16 satellite — ► NOUN 1) an artificial body placed in orbit round the earth or another planet to collect information or for communication. 2) Astronomy a celestial body orbiting a planet. 3) a thing separate from something else but dependent on or controlled by …

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  • 17 satellite — [sat′ l īt΄] n. [Fr < L satelles (gen. satellitis), an attendant, guard < Etr] 1. a) a follower or attendant attached to a prince or other person of importance b) any obsequious or fawning follower or dependent 2. a) a celestial body that… …

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  • 18 Satellite — This article is about artificial satellites. For natural satellites, also known as moons, see Natural satellite. For other uses, see Satellite (disambiguation). An animation depicting the orbits of GPS satellites in medium Earth orbit …

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  • 19 Satellite — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Satellite », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) En astronomie, un satellite naturel (du… …

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  • 20 satellite — 1sa·tèl·li·te s.m. 1a. AU TS astron. corpo celeste che ruota attorno a un pianeta: Giove e i suoi satelliti, la Luna è l unico satellite della Terra 1b. TS astron. stella secondaria di un sistema stellare binario 2a. CO estens., in funz. agg.inv …

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