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  ( satellites    plural  )
1       n-count   A satellite is an object which has been sent into space in order to collect information or to be part of a communications system. Satellites move continually round the earth or around another planet.  
also by N  
The rocket launched two communications satellites..., The signals are sent by satellite link...     
2       adj   Satellite television is broadcast using a satellite.  
ADJ n  
They have four satellite channels.     
3       n-count   A satellite is a natural object in space that moves round a planet or star.  
...the satellites of Jupiter.     
4       n-count   You can refer to a country, area, or organization as a satellite when it is controlled by or depends on a larger and more powerful one.  
oft N n  
Italy became a satellite state of Germany by the end of the 1930s.     

satellite dish        ( satellite dishes    plural  ) A satellite dish is a piece of equipment which people need to have on their house in order to receive satellite television.      n-count  
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