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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1540s, "follower or attendant of a superior person," from Middle French satellite (14c.), from Latin satellitem (nominative satelles ) "attendant, companion, courtier, accomplice, assistant," perhaps from Etruscan satnal (Klein), or a compound of roots ...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
In the 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 Earth's Moon . The world's first ...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Satellite \Sat"el*lite\, a. (Anat.) Situated near; accompanying; as, the satellite veins, those which accompany the arteries.

Usage examples of satellite.

US National Aeronautics and Space Administration to make visual observations of large artificial satellites passing overhead.

At the aft end of the conn was a display console housing repeater panels for the sonar set and the firecontrol computer as well as the red handset of a NESTOR satellite secure-voice radio system.

Vaughn loaded the UHF satellite message buoy, roughly the size of a baseball bat, into the aft signal ejector, a small mechanism much like a torpedo tube set into the upper level of the aft compartment.

But after the coronation all the Republics, which were grouped like satellites round the grand Republic, were converted into kingdoms subject to the Empire, if not avowedly, at least in fact.

The biologist, the geologist and the physician prepared a reconnaissance robot, the mechanics adjusted the landing locators and searchlights and got ready a rocket satellite that would transmit a message to Earth.

My stupid companion went to his own bed, the prefect lighted the lamp and retired to his rest, and after this scene, which had broken the repose of every pupil, I quietly slept until the appearance of the rector, who, at the dawn of day, came in great fury, escorted by his satellite, the prefect.

In the bowels of the caravanserai, young ladies who a year before had been hand-weaving cloth for clothing and hand sewing same were using computers to analyze voice intercepts, running satellite communications gear and managing one of the most advanced battlefield networks to be found in the world.

Instead, he carried a satellite pager, so Cox could get messages to him all over the world, but it was receive only.

The carriers had been at sea since the war began, cruising back and forth to avoid the orbiting Soviet ocean-reconnaissance satellites.

The institute was a thoroughly modern and up-to-date facility, in keeping with the modern and up-to-date subjects taught within its walls: electricity and electronics, mechanics, plumbing, recycling and reclamation, construction, carpentry, accounting and bookkeeping, secretarial skills, data recording, computer programming and repair, cybernation maintenance, aeronautics, solar-cell construction, electrical generating, motion-picture projection, camera operation, audio recording, hydrogen-fusion operation, power broadcasting, electrical space propulsion, satellite construction and repair, telemetry, and many more.

Flattened into concentric cylindroids, it would dwarf the satellite of Luna.

After all, it was possible that Danner even now might be working miracles, might be establishing new relays, or moving satellites, or sending Mirrors north to track her SLJC.

The idea was to build a satellite capable of detailing the exact locations and technical parameters of every Soviet air defense radar system.

American satellites until Dou completed his work in the engineering spaces.

Using information gathered by satellites, balloon-borne instruments and, most of all, by a device of recent concoction called an echolocation quantifier, we believe we have traced the radio signals to their source.