Definition of Geosynchronous orbit
1. Noun. A circular orbit around the Earth having a period of 24 hours.
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Literary usage of Geosynchronous orbit
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1. U. S. National Security and Military/Commercial Concerns with the People's edited by Christopher Cox (1999)
"... 1977 to meet the requirements for launching communications satellites into geosynchronous orbit. It was the PRC's first rocket built for this purpose.47 ..."
2. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"These geosynchronous-orbit, energetic-particle detectors, ... In 1989 a new instrument was placed in geosynchronous orbit that increases species ..."