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communications satellite

noun
1.
an artificial earth satellite that facilitates communications, as radio, television, and telephone transmissions, by means of the reflection or the amplification and retransmission of signals between stations on earth or in space.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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communications satellite

noun
1.
an artificial satellite used to relay radio, television, and telephone signals around the earth, usually in geostationary orbit
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