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Comsat

[kom-sat] /ˈkɒmˌsæt/
1.
Trademark. a privately owned corporation servicing the global communications satellite system and acting as the U.S. representative to and participant in Intelsat.
noun
2.
(often lowercase) a communications satellite.
Origin
Com(munications) Sat(ellite Corporation)
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British Dictionary definitions for Comsat

Comsat

/ˈkɒmsæt/
noun
1.
trademark short for communications satellite
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Comsat

Communications Satellite Corporation
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Encyclopedia Article for Comsat

Communications Satellite Corporation

private corporation authorized by the U.S. Congress in 1962 to develop commercial communications satellite systems. It was officially incorporated in 1963, with 50 percent of the stock being sold to the public and the balance to private communications companies

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