satellite noun definition in Space travel topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Space travel topic
an electronic device that is sent into space and moves around the earth or another planet. It is used for communicating by radio, television, etc. and for providing information. a weather/communications satellite The interview came live by satellite from Hollywood. satellite television/TV (= broadcast using a satellite) a satellite broadcast/channel/picture The information was sent via a satellite link.