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Syncom

[sin-kom] /ˈsɪn kɒm/
noun, U.S. Aerospace.
1.
one of a series of experimental communications satellites that were the first to be placed in geostationary orbit.
Origin
syn(chronous) com(munications satellite)
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Syncom

/ˈsɪnˌkɒm/
noun
1.
a communications satellite in stationary orbit
Word Origin
C20: from syn(chronous) com(munication)
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