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antisatellite

[an-tee-sat-l-ahyt, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˈsæt lˌaɪt, ˈæn taɪ-/
adjective
1.
(of a weapon or weapon system) designed to destroy an enemy's orbiting satellite.
Abbreviation: ASAT.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; anti- + satellite
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