American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of a series of Soviet satellites sent into Earth orbit, especially the first, launched October 4, 1957.
- n. a Russian artificial satellite
- Russian sputnik (zemlyi), fellow traveler (of Earth) : so-, s-, together; see ksun in Indo-European roots + put', path, way; see pent- in Indo-European roots + -nik, n. suff. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“With just 21 genes, Sputnik is tiny compared with its mama — but insidious.”
“The team suggests that Sputnik is a ‘virophage’, much like the bacteriophage viruses that infect and sicken bacteria.”
“This suggests that Sputnik is effectively a viral parasite that sickens its host — seemingly the first such example.”
“NASA. gov Honors Sputnik is the next entry in this blog.”
“This is an original Sputnik from the '50s space program, named "model PS-1".”
“An original Sputnik is up for sale on eBay -- the Buy It Now price is $29,500.”
“Sputnik is finally one year old!), so I headed over to Fred Meyer.”
“Half a century ago, when the Soviets beat us into space with the launch of a satellite called Sputnik, we had no idea how we'd beat them to the moon.”
“It was part of a satellite called Sputnik that set the space race in motion, Obama said, recalling the Soviet satellite that was first in space.”
“Half a century ago, when the Soviets beat us into space with the launch of a satellite called Sputnik¸ we had no idea how we'd beat them to the moon.”
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