Definition of Geosynchronous orbit

1. Noun. A circular orbit around the Earth having a period of 24 hours.

Generic synonyms: Celestial Orbit, Orbit
Specialized synonyms: Geostationary Orbit



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Geosynchronous Orbit

geostatistic
geostatistical
geostatistically
geostatistics
geostrategic
geostrategies
geostrategist
geostrategists
geostrategy
geostrophic
geostrophic wind
geostrophic wind level
geostrophically
geosurveillance
geosynchronous
geosynchronous orbit (current term)
geosynchronously
geosynchrotron
geosynclinal
geosynclinals
geosyncline
geosynclines
geosystem
geotactic
geotag
geotagged
geotagging
geotags
geotarget
geotargeted

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 ..."

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