Definition of Artificial satellite

1. Noun. Man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Artificial Satellite

artificial lake
artificial language
artificial languages
artificial life
artificial limbs
artificial melanin
artificial neural net
artificial organs
artificial pacemaker
artificial person
artificial persons
artificial pneumothorax
artificial pupil
artificial respiration
artificial satellite (current term)
artificial selection
artificial skin
artificial sphincter
artificial stone
artificial sweetener
artificial sweeteners
artificial tears
artificial ventilation
artificial wetland

Literary usage of Artificial satellite

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"Satellite Orbit» To consider the orbit of an artificial satellite it is best to Imagine that one ..."

2. Volcanic Ash and Aviation Safety: Proceedings of the First International edited by T. J. Casadevall (1995)
"307-324 [in Japanese with English abstract], ———1983b, Attempt on surveillance of volcanic activity by eruption cloud image from artificial satellite: ..."

3. Stages to Saturn: A Technological History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch Vehicle by Roger E. Bilstein (1999)
"... the launch of Sputnik, the Secretary of Defense finally acceded to persuasive pleas from ABMA to put up an artificial satellite, using its own vehicle. ..."

4. The Observatory by Royal Astronomical Society (Gran Bretaña), Royal Greenwich Observatory, NASA Astrophysics Data System Abstract Service, Royal astronomical society GB (1883)
"He suggests that the brightness of the satellite should be compared with that of an artificial satellite the brightness of which can be regulated at will; ..."

5. A Briefer History of Time: From the Big Bang to the Big Mac by Eric Schulman (1999)
"... 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite.* The first American satellite—Explorer I—was launched on January 31, 1958, ..."

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