satellite noun

ADJ. artificial | commercial, communications, meteorological, reconnaissance, research, spy, weather

VERB + SATELLITE launch, put into orbit, put up, send up

SATELLITE + VERB be in orbit, orbit sth About 100 Russian satellites are orbiting the earth. | pass over sth The satellite passes over Britain every afternoon. | monitor sth, track sth a new satellite that monitors changes in the environment | broadcast sth, relay sth, transmit sth The satellite will transmit the information back to earth.

SATELLITE + NOUN photograph, picture | data | link The pictures are broadcast through a live satellite link with Tokyo. | communications, system, technology | dish, receiver, television/TV | broadcasters, channel, company, station

PREP. from a/the ~ images from satellites | via ~ The BBC broadcast the game via satellite.