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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 MC Harmonious on March 4, 2016  

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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 Jurvetson:

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

  2. Denis Bensoussan:

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

  3. Steve Saunders:

    Satellites are monitoring the gas and temperatures and we're monitoring deformation to see if we have any uplift.

  4. Roberto Battiston:

    At the end of the day, it must turn out to be something which can be competitive on the world market of satellites.

  5. Joel Wit:

    Its a space launch facility and has been used to send satellites into space. ... Problem is, some of the technologies are the same.

Images & Illustrations of satellites

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