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And the first flight of the tether satellite happened in '92, and I was the backup on that flight.
Umberto Guidoni

Meaning of "satellite" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SATELLITE

From Latin satelles an attendant, probably of Etruscan origin.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SATELLITE

satellite  [ˈsætəˌlaɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SATELLITE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Satellite is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb satellite in English.

WHAT DOES SATELLITE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

satellite

Satellite

In this context of spaceflight, a satellite is an artificial object which has been intentionally placed into orbit. Such objects are sometimes called artificial satellites to distinguish them from natural satellites such as the Moon. The world's first artificial satellite, the Sputnik 1, was launched by the Soviet Union in 1957. Since then, thousands of satellites have been launched into orbit around the Earth. Some satellites, notably space stations, have been launched in parts and assembled in orbit. Artificial satellites originate from more than 50 countries and have used the satellite launching capabilities of ten nations. A few hundred satellites are currently operational, whereas thousands of unused satellites and satellite fragments orbit the Earth as space debris. A few space probes have been placed into orbit around other bodies and become artificial satellites to the Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Vesta, Eros, and the Sun. Satellites are used for a large number of purposes. Common types include military and civilian Earth observation satellites, communications satellites, navigation satellites, weather satellites, and research satellites.

Definition of satellite in the English dictionary

The first definition of satellite in the dictionary is a celestial body orbiting around a planet or star. Other definition of satellite is a person, esp one who is obsequious, who follows or serves another. Satellite is also a country or political unit under the domination of a foreign power.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SATELLITE

PRESENT

Present
I satellite
you satellite
he/she/it satellites
we satellite
you satellite
they satellite
Present continuous
I am satelliting
you are satelliting
he/she/it is satelliting
we are satelliting
you are satelliting
they are satelliting
Present perfect
I have satellited
you have satellited
he/she/it has satellited
we have satellited
you have satellited
they have satellited
Present perfect continuous
I have been satelliting
you have been satelliting
he/she/it has been satelliting
we have been satelliting
you have been satelliting
they have been satelliting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I satellited
you satellited
he/she/it satellited
we satellited
you satellited
they satellited
Past continuous
I was satelliting
you were satelliting
he/she/it was satelliting
we were satelliting
you were satelliting
they were satelliting
Past perfect
I had satellited
you had satellited
he/she/it had satellited
we had satellited
you had satellited
they had satellited
Past perfect continuous
I had been satelliting
you had been satelliting
he/she/it had been satelliting
we had been satelliting
you had been satelliting
they had been satelliting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will satellite
you will satellite
he/she/it will satellite
we will satellite
you will satellite
they will satellite
Future continuous
I will be satelliting
you will be satelliting
he/she/it will be satelliting
we will be satelliting
you will be satelliting
they will be satelliting
Future perfect
I will have satellited
you will have satellited
he/she/it will have satellited
we will have satellited
you will have satellited
they will have satellited
Future perfect continuous
I will have been satelliting
you will have been satelliting
he/she/it will have been satelliting
we will have been satelliting
you will have been satelliting
they will have been satelliting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would satellite
you would satellite
he/she/it would satellite
we would satellite
you would satellite
they would satellite
Conditional continuous
I would be satelliting
you would be satelliting
he/she/it would be satelliting
we would be satelliting
you would be satelliting
they would be satelliting
Conditional perfect
I would have satellite
you would have satellite
he/she/it would have satellite
we would have satellite
you would have satellite
they would have satellite
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been satelliting
you would have been satelliting
he/she/it would have been satelliting
we would have been satelliting
you would have been satelliting
they would have been satelliting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you satellite
we let´s satellite
you satellite
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to satellite
Past participle
satellited
Present Participle
satelliting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SATELLITE


agalmatolite
ˌæɡəlˈmætəˌlaɪt
Bakelite
ˈbeɪkəˌlaɪt
chiastolite
kaɪˈæstəˌlaɪt
counterlight
ˈkaʊntəˌlaɪt
crystallite
ˈkrɪstəˌlaɪt
datolite
ˈdeɪtəˌlaɪt
featherlight
ˈfeðəˌlaɪt
graptolite
ˈɡræptəˌlaɪt
metabolite
mɪˈtæbəˌlaɪt
microsatellite
ˌmaɪkrəʊˈsætəˌlaɪt
odontolite
ɒˈdɒntəˌlaɪt
ophiolite
ˈɒfɪəˌlaɪt
pectolite
ˈpektəˌlaɪt
quarterlight
ˈkwɔːtəˌlaɪt
socialite
ˈsəʊʃəˌlaɪt
stromatolite
strəʊˈmætəˌlaɪt
subsatellite
ˈsʌbˌsætəˌlaɪt
tantalite
ˈtæntəˌlaɪt
troctolite
ˈtrɒktəˌlaɪt
zeolite
ˈziːəˌlaɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SATELLITE

sate
sated
satedness
sateen
sateless
satelles
satellite broadcasting
satellite dish
satellite dish aerial
satellite link
satellite link-up
satellite nation
satellite navigation
satellite navigation system
satellite photograph
satellite telephone
satellite television
satellitic
satellitium
satem

WORDS THAT END LIKE SATELLITE

anthophyllite
apophyllite
argillite
artificial satellite
carnallite
communications satellite
covellite
elite
fixed satellite
illite
mullite
observation satellite
phyllite
pyrophyllite
rubellite
spy satellite
Stellite
telecommunications satellite
tillite
wavellite
weather satellite

Synonyms and antonyms of satellite in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SATELLITE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «satellite» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of satellite

Translation of «satellite» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SATELLITE

Find out the translation of satellite to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of satellite from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «satellite» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

卫星
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

satélite
570 millions of speakers

English

satellite
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उपग्रह
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قَمَرٌ صِنَاعِيّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

спутник
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

satélite
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উপগ্রহ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

satellite
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Satelit
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Satellit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

人工衛星
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

위성
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Satelit
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vệ tinh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

செயற்கைக்கோள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उपग्रह
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

uydu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

satellite
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

satelita
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

супутник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

satelit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δορυφόρος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

satelliet
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

satellit
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

satelitt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of satellite

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SATELLITE»

The term «satellite» is very widely used and occupies the 3.114 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SATELLITE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «satellite» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «satellite» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about satellite

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10 QUOTES WITH «SATELLITE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word satellite.
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Yukiya Amano
Satellite images suggest North Korea is building a light-water reactor and working on uranium enrichment. This is troubling.
2
James Collins
The point of that is, if you look at Walgreen's history, they've always been pioneers in the application of technology. They're the only drugstore chain that I know to have their own satellite.
3
Steve Daines
I've met so many people of my son's generation who think a sacrifice is when their satellite or Internet is out for a day and that the country owes them something. That old J.F.K. quote about 'what you can do for your country,' doesn't even seem to apply to so many people.
4
Janine di Giovanni
Once Iraq became a hot bed for kidnapping, reporters had to use every kind of trick they could manage to avoid it. This included chase cars, security men for more prosperous agencies and networks, and GPS signals on satellite phones that could pinpoint the journalist's locations.
5
Marc Garneau
The space industry is developing and delivering benefits that tie into our immediate needs and priorities here on Earth-for example, medical and materials research, and satellite communications.
6
Marc Garneau
Canada's a huge country, so to be able to unite the country through communication satellite technology or to be able to observe it through remote sensing technology from space is a natural fit for a country like Canada.
7
Bobby Ghosh
On the 11th anniversary of 9/11, it is some consolation that the man most responsible for that terrible morning will not be smiling smugly to himself as satellite TV brings to the leafy boulevards of Abbottabad the somber images of New Yorkers commemorating those who perished in the Twin Towers.
8
Bear Grylls
The hardest thing about my job isn't the snake bites or the crocodiles, it's being away from my children. I have a really religious satellite phone call every day back to the boys, wherever we are, whatever time zone, to say goodnight.
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Umberto Guidoni
And the first flight of the tether satellite happened in '92, and I was the backup on that flight.
10
Umberto Guidoni
And then my chance really happened in 1996 when we added the second flight of the tether satellite.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SATELLITE»

Discover the use of satellite in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to satellite and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Introduction to Satellite Communication
Now thoroughly updated, this edition covers all the fundamentals of satellites, ground control systems, and earth stations as well as digital communications, digital processing, and engineering of satellite systems.
Bruce R. Elbert, 2008
2
An Introduction to Satellite Communications
Analogue signal processing. Digital signal processing. Maritime, aeronautical and land systems. Earth stations. Systems using small earth stations. Interference and coordination. Measurements and testing.
D. I. Dalgleish, 1989
3
A New Breed Satellite Terrorism
You won't be able to stop reading once you pick up Dr. John Hall's terrifying account, A New Breed: Satellite Terrorism in America.
John Hall, 2009
4
Satellite Technology: Principles and Applications
This new edition also includes comprehensive chapters on Satellite Networks and Satellite Technology – Emerging Trends.
Maini, Varsha Agrawal, 2014
5
The Digital Satellite TV Handbook
Best of all, the companion CD-ROM version of the Handbook, which may be opened by any Internet browser software program, contains numerous Internet hyperlinks.
Mark E. Long, 1999
6
Satellite Altimetry and Earth Sciences: A Handbook of ...
Satellite Altimetry and Earth Sciences has integrated the expertise of the leading international researchers to demonstrate the techniques, missions, and accuracy of satellite altimetry, including altimeter measurements, orbit determination ...
Lee-Lueng Fu, Anny Cazenave, 2000
7
Satellite Communications Network Design and Analysis
This authoritative book provides a thorough understanding of the fundamental concepts of satellite communications (SATCOM) network design and performance assessments.
Kenneth Y. Jo, 2011
8
Satellite Communications Systems: Systems, Techniques and ...
This book provides a comprehensive treatment of satellite communications systems engineering and discusses the technological applications.
Gerard Maral, Michel Bousquet, 2011
9
Satellite Communication Engineering
Highlighting satellite and earth station design, links and communication systems, error detection and correction, and regulations and procedures for system modeling, integrations, testing, and evaluation, Satellite Communication Engineering ...
Michael Olorunfunmi Kolawole, 2002
10
Satellite Meteorology: An Introduction
Introduction: History of Satellite Meteorology. Scope of The Book. Orbits and Navigation: Newton's Laws. Keplerian Orbits. Orbit Perturbations. Meteorological Satellite Orbits. Satellite Positioning, Tracking and Navigation.
Stanley Q. Kidder, Thomas H. Vonder Haar, 1995

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SATELLITE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term satellite is used in the context of the following news items.
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Mexican Satellite Lost as Russian Rocket Fails After Launch
MEXICO CITY—A Russian-made rocket carrying a Mexican communications satellite into orbit failed minutes after launch from Kazakhstan on Saturday, causing ... «Wall Street Journal, May 15»
2
Satellite images: As conflict intensifies, lights go out in Syria
Newly compiled satellite images show how Syria has descended into darkness over the course of its four-year conflict, both literally and figuratively. 83% of the ... «Quartz, Mar 15»
3
Rescuers free 19 manatees from Satellite Beach drain
At least 19 manatees were pulled from Satellite Beach drains overnight and safely released back into the Indian River Lagoon where officials believe they ... «Florida Today, Feb 15»
4
NOAA's new deep space solar monitoring satellite launches
It will take its place at L1 alongside NASA's Advanced Composition Explorer (ACE) research satellite, replacing the 17-year old ACE as America's primary ... «NOAA, Feb 15»
5
At long last: Al Gore's satellite dream blasts off
Al Gore's presidential career never left the ground. But a controversial space mission he dreamed up will soon take flight – literally — after more than 15 years of ... «USA TODAY, Feb 15»
6
Satellite Internet: meet the hip new investment for Richard Branson …
It was an interesting week for ideas about the future of the Internet. On Wednesday, satellite industry notable Greg Wyler announced that his company OneWeb, ... «Ars Technica, Jan 15»
7
Satellite images show devastation of Boko Haram attacks, rights …
Northern Nigeria (CNN) Charred ground and cinders mark the sites where once thousands of homes stood. That's according to a series of satellite images ... «CNN, Jan 15»
8
CES: Dish Goes After Millennials With Sling TV Alternative to Cable …
... could have huge appeal to sports fans who have had to buy a full cable or satellite package to get those channels. Other channels available include TNT, TBS, ... «Hollywood Reporter, Jan 15»
9
HBO Standalone Product Risks Alienating Cable, Satellite Cos
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Time Warner Inc's decision to make its prized HBO channel available to people who don't subscribe to Pay TV may delight such "cord ... «Business Insider, Oct 14»
10
OCO-2 Satellite Goes Into Orbit to Track Carbon Dioxide
NASA sent its latest environmental satellite into orbit early Wednesday to track the ebb and flow of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere, five years after the first ... «NBCNews.com, Jul 14»

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