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communications satellite

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Broadcasting
communications satellitecomˌmuniˈcations ˌsatellite noun [countable]  TCBa satellite that is used to send radio, television, and telephone signals around the world
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communications satelliteThe second stage of the rocket carrying Intelsat 6, the world's biggest communications satellite, failed to separate.There were no reports of communications satellite failures.
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