Comsat

Comsat

[kom-sat]
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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Comsat (ˈkɒmsæt)
 
n
trademark short for communications satellite

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
Comsat
Communications Satellite Corporation
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comsat

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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