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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sat·el·lite /ˈsætḷˌaɪt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sat·el·lite /ˈsætḷˌaɪt/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 衛星; 人造地球衛星

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sat·el·lite n.
 1. An attendant attached to a prince or other powerful person; hence, an obsequious dependent. “The satellites of power.”
 2. Astron. A secondary planet which revolves about another planet; as, the moon is a satellite of the earth. See Solar system, under Solar.
 Satellite moth Zool., a handsome European noctuid moth (Scopelosoma satellitia).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sat·el·lite, a. Anat. Situated near; accompanying; as, the satellite veins, those which accompany the arteries.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : surrounding and dominated by a central authority or power;
            "a city and its satellite communities"
      n 1: man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
           [syn: artificial satellite, orbiter]
      2: a person who follows or serves another [syn: planet]
      3: any celestial body orbiting around a planet or star
      v : broadcast or disseminate via satellite