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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Satellites

    name given to the secondary bodies which revolve round the planets of the solar system, of which the Earth has one, Mars two, Jupiter four, Saturn eight, Uranus four, and Neptune is known to have at least one, as Venus is surmised to have.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. satellites

    Secondary planets or moons, which revolve about some of the primary planets. The moon is a satellite to the earth.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. satellites

    Were certain armed men, of whom mention is made in the history of Philip Augustus, king of France. The satellites of Philip Augustus were men selected from the militia of the country, who fought on foot and horseback. The servants or batmen who attended the military knights when they went into action were likewise called satellites, and fought in their defense mounted or on foot.

Editors Contribution

  1. satellites

    Plural form of satellite.

    There are a large number of satellites in orbit around the earth and each have a different function and purpose.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 4, 2016  

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How to pronounce satellites?

  1. Alex
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How to say satellites in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of satellites in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of satellites in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of satellites in a Sentence

  1. Steve Bowen:

    Steve Bowen, director and meteorologist at Aons impact forecasting team, said in a news release. WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS OF 2019 : HERE ARE THE BIGGEST MOMENTS, FROM POLAR VORTEX TO HURRICANE DORIAN The area that was worst hit in the last decade was the Asia-Pacific region, which accounted for 44 percent of the total amount of economic losses, according to the report. In 2019 one of the greatest disasters was when Typhoon Hagibis struck Japan in October, causing 99 deaths and $ 15 billion in economic losses. ( National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Satellites - Public Affairs) In 2019, one of the greatest disasters was when Typhoon Hagibis struck Japan in October, causing 99 deaths and $ 15 billion in economic losses. In its report, Aon said intense weather events, bigger populations in the path of disasters and greater supply chain disruption in a globalized economy contributed to the sharp rise in overall economic damage. The runway at Offutt Air Force Base can be seen covered by floodwaters from the Missouri River during flooding in 2019. ( 55th Wing Commander/Facebook) The costliest individual disaster in 2019 was inland flooding, which created losses of $ 82 billion, while tropical cyclones caused economic losses globally around $ 68 billion. In the U.S., floodingspawned by the bomb cyclonein the Midwest caused economic losses of over $ 20 billion, the report noted. 10 DEADLIEST US TORNADOES ON RECORD According to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2019 was the second-hottest year in the agencys 140-year climate record, just behind 2016. The agency also noted that the worlds five warmest years have all occurred since 2015, with nine of the 10 warmest years occurring since 2005. Scientific research indicates that climate change will continue to affect all types of weather phenomena and subsequently impact increasingly urbanized areas.

  2. Denis Bensoussan:

    Satellites are becoming trophy attacks for hackers. It's increasingly a cause for concern.

  3. Mitchell Burnside Clapp:

    Small satellites in the ALASA payload class represent the fastest-growing segment of the space launch market, dARPA expects this growth trend to continue as small satellites become increasingly more capable.

  4. Steve Jurvetson:

    If you're trying to put 4,000 satellites in orbit, one launch a month doesn't work.

  5. Brian Weeden:

    There’s a reason why the military is doing this, a big part of that is they are worried about not only debris collisions with military satellites, but potential adversaries using small space objects to try and attack satellites.

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