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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Something that orbits, especially a spacecraft that orbits a planet or moon without landing on it.

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  • n. an object which orbits another, especially a spacecraft that orbits a planet etc. without landing on it

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon

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