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geostationary orbit

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Astronomy
geostationary orbitge‧o‧sta‧tion‧a‧ry or‧bit /ˌdʒiːəʊsteɪʃənəri ˈɔːbɪt $ -oʊˌsteɪʃəneri ˈɔːrbɪt/ noun [countable, uncountable] technical  if something such as a satellite is in geostationary orbit, it is moving around the Earth in a way that means it stays above the same point on the Earth’s surface
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