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1    a celestial body orbiting around a planet or star  
the earth is a satellite of the sun     
2      (Also called)    artificial satellite   a man-made device orbiting around the earth, moon, or another planet transmitting to earth scientific information or used for communication  
   See also       communications satellite  
3    a person, esp. one who is obsequious, who follows or serves another  
4    a country or political unit under the domination of a foreign power  
5    a subordinate area or community that is dependent upon a larger adjacent town or city  
6    modifier   subordinate to or dependent upon another  
a satellite nation     
7    modifier   of, used in, or relating to the transmission of television signals from a satellite to the house  
a satellite dish aerial     
8    tr   to transmit by communications satellite  
     (C16: from Latin satelles an attendant, probably of Etruscan origin)  

communications satellite  
      n   an artificial satellite used to relay radio, television, and telephone signals around the earth, usually in geostationary orbit  
fixed satellite  
      n   a satellite revolving in a stationary orbit so that it appears to remain over a fixed point on the earth's surface  
Galilean satellite  
      n   any of the four large satellites of the planet Jupiter -- Io, Europa, Ganymede, or Callisto -- discovered in 1610 by Galileo  
satellite broadcasting  
      n   the transmission of television or radio programmes from an artificial satellite at a power suitable for direct reception in the home  
satellite dish aerial  
      n   a parabolic aerial for reception from or transmission to an artificial satellite,   (Often shortened to)    dish aerial, dish  
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a small digital image or icon used to express or convey an idea, a mood or an emotion in electronic communication. It's a loanword from japoneese coming from e 'picture'+ moji 'letter, character'.
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representation of a facial expression composed with various combinations of keyboard characters used to convey the writer's feelings or intended tone in electronic communication. For exemple, :-) represents a smile.
[Internet] Ex: When they e-mail, people have a growing tendency to use emoticons as a fun way to relay the tone of their messages
cyber protest is expression of complaint through the medium of electronic communication on the electronic and digital Medias.
(in an organization) set up a more informal structure/workflow/environment; give up on communication protocols between departments
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