satellite

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsætəlaɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsætəˌlaɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(satl īt′)


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Sense: A small planet that revolves around a larger one
Synonyms:
moon , planetoid, minor planet, secondary planet, inferior planet, asteroid
Sense: A man-made object put into orbit around a celestial body
Synonyms:
space satellite, robot satellite, unmanned satellite, space station, orbital rocket, artificial moon, spacecraft, man-made moon, communications satellite, spy satellite, weather satellite, relay satellite, sputnik, satellite station, spy-in-the-sky
Sense: A smaller country dependent upon a larger one
Synonyms:
protectorate, dependency, former colony, buffer state, puppet government, satellite state

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