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American English: /ˈsædlˌaɪt/
British English: /ˈsatəlʌɪt/

Translation of satellite in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (Aerospace) a weather/spy/communications satellite
    un satélite meteorológico/espía/de comunicaciones
    to broadcast something by satellite
    retransmitir algo vía satélite
    (before noun) (communications/broadcasting)
    vía satélite
    satellite channel satellite link satellite operator
    operador (masculine) de satélite
    satellite pictures
    imágenes (feminine plural) de satélite
    satellite receiver
    receptor (masculine) de satélite
    satellite technology
    tecnología (feminine) de las comunicaciones vía satélite
    Example sentences
    • The crash was recorded by the US Space Command, which tracks around 8000 artificial satellites in Earth orbit.
    • In October, 1957, when the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first satellite, into orbit, Americans were stunned.
    • All communication and observation satellites orbiting Mars suddenly failed.
    Example sentences
    • There have been videoconferences, webcasts, satellite broadcasts and exchanges between scientists on a secure website.
    • This programme will use satellite technology to reflect the diversity of accents and colour of communities across Wales.
    • Harry predicted that Internet broadcasting would largely replace satellite transmission of events.
    1.2 (Astronomy)
    Example sentences
    • Deep in the outer reaches of the Solar system, a planet, orbited by two moons and several satellites, moved in its orbit around the star known as the Sun by the system's inhabitants.
    • Overhead, uncounted billions of stars, planets, and satellites swirl, creating a heavenly light show that changes every night, and it's one the entire family can share.
    • Huygens has taken seven years to reach Titan, the second largest satellite in the solar system, and the only one with an atmosphere.
  • 2 2.1 (dependent body, state) (before noun) a satellite country/state
    un país/estado satélite
    Example sentences
    • Word has it that the company are planning on setting up shop right here in Montreal in the form of some sort of satellite office, but I'm sure we'll hear more soon enough.
    • They have 13 employees and satellite offices in Florida, North Carolina, the Bahamas, Toronto, and British Columbia.
    • Simmonds's company has satellite offices all over the world, and, he said, they're constantly opening, closing, or relocating them.
    Example sentences
    • It achieved little until 1962, when agreements restricting the satellite countries to limited production and to economic dependency on the Soviet Union were enforced.
    • What was possible in Moscow, however, was political in the satellite republics.
    • This former Soviet satellite country struggling to re-orientate its national economy towards the West is still heavily dependent on Russian natural gas imports.
    2.2satellite (town) 2.3 (minion) [derogatory]
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