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geosynchronous

  • adjective satellite of or having an orbit with a fixed period of 24 hours (although the position in the orbit may not be fixed with respect to the earth)

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orbit

  • noun the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another
    celestial orbit.
    • he plotted the orbit of the moon
  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    arena; domain; sphere; area; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit

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geostationary

  • adjective satellite of or having a geosynchronous orbit such that the position in such an orbit is fixed with respect to the earth
    • a geostationary satellite

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orbit

  • noun the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another
    celestial orbit.
    • he plotted the orbit of the moon
  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    arena; domain; sphere; area; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit

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syncom

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overfly

  • verb fly over
    pass over.
    • The plane passed over Damascus

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uranian

(Astron.) Of or pertaining to the planet Uranus; as, the Uranian year.

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phobos

  • noun the larger of the two satellites of Mars

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saturnian

(Roman Myth.) Of or pertaining to Saturn, whose age or reign, from the mildness and wisdom of his government, is called the golden age.

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circle

  • noun ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point
    • he calculated the circumference of the circle
  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    band; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot

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elint

  • noun intelligence derived from electromagnetic radiations from foreign sources (other than radioactive sources)
    electronics intelligence.

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ganymede

  • noun (Greek mythology) a Trojan boy who was so beautiful that Zeus carried him away to serve as cupbearer to the gods
  • noun the largest of Jupiter's satellites

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revolve

  • verb turn on or around an axis or a center
    go around; rotate.
    • The Earth revolves around the Sun
    • The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire
  • verb move in an orbit
    orb; orbit.
    • The moon orbits around the Earth
    • The planets are orbiting the sun
    • electrons orbit the nucleus

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tiro

  • noun someone new to a field or activity
    tyro; initiate; novice; beginner.

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accrete

  • verb grow together (of plants and organs)
    • After many years the rose bushes grew together
  • verb grow or become attached by accretion
    • The story accreted emotion

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galilean

Of or pertaining to Galileo; as, the Galilean telescope. See Telescope.

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orbit

  • noun the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another
    celestial orbit.
    • he plotted the orbit of the moon
  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    arena; domain; sphere; area; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit

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jovian

Of or pertaining to Jove, or Jupiter (either the deity or the planet).

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revolve

  • verb turn on or around an axis or a center
    go around; rotate.
    • The Earth revolves around the Sun
    • The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire
  • verb move in an orbit
    orb; orbit.
    • The moon orbits around the Earth
    • The planets are orbiting the sun
    • electrons orbit the nucleus

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intelsat

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launch

  • noun a motorboat with an open deck or a half deck
  • noun the act of propelling with force
    launching.

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sigint

  • noun intelligence information gathered from communications intelligence or electronics intelligence or telemetry intelligence
    signals intelligence.

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transmit

  • verb transfer to another
    communicate; convey.
    • communicate a disease
  • verb transmit or serve as the medium for transmission
    impart; carry; convey; conduct; channel.
    • Sound carries well over water
    • The airwaves carry the sound
    • Many metals conduct heat

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landsat

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whiz

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a buzzing or hissing sound as of something traveling rapidly through the air
    • he heard the whiz of bullets near his head

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tracked

  • adjective having tracks
    • new snow tracked by rabbits
    • tracked vehicles
  • verb carry on the feet and deposit
    track.
    • track mud into the house

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asteroidal

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling an asteroid

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beaming

  • adjective satellite cheerful and bright
    glad.
    • a beaming smile
    • a glad May morning
  • verb smile radiantly; express joy through one's facial expression
    beam.

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velum

  • noun a membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms
    veil.
  • noun a muscular flap that closes off the nasopharynx during swallowing or speaking
    soft palate.

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noaa

  • noun an agency in the Department of Commerce that maps the oceans and conserves their living resources; predicts changes to the earth's environment; provides weather reports and forecasts floods and hurricanes and other natural disasters related to weather
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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gps

  • noun a navigational system involving satellites and computers that can determine the latitude and longitude of a receiver on Earth by computing the time difference for signals from different satellites to reach the receiver
    Global Positioning System.

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tethys

(Zoöl.) A genus of a large naked mollusks having a very large, broad, fringed cephalic disk, and branched dorsal gills. Some of the species become a foot long and are brilliantly colored.

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antisatellite

  • adjective of or relating to a system to destroy satellites in orbit
    ASAT.
    • antisatellite weapons

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janus

(Rom. Antiq.) A Latin deity represented with two faces looking in opposite directions. Numa is said to have dedicated to Janus the covered passage at Rome, near the Forum, which is usually called the Temple of Janus. This passage was open in war and closed in peace. Dr. W. Smith.

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unmanned

  • adjective lacking a crew
    remote-controlled.
    • an unmanned satellite to Mars
  • verb cause to lose one's nerve
    unman.
    • an unmanning experience

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relay

  • noun the act of passing something along from one person or group to another
    • the relay was successful
  • noun a crew of workers who relieve another crew

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meterological

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satellite

  • noun man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
    orbiter; artificial satellite.
  • noun a person who follows or serves another
    planet.

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shepherd

  • noun a clergyman who watches over a group of people
  • noun a herder of sheep (on an open range); someone who keeps the sheep together in a flock
    sheepherder; sheepman.

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nonsynchronous

  • adjective satellite not occurring together
    unsynchronized; unsynchronised; unsynchronous.

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hover

  • verb be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
    vacillate; vibrate; oscillate.
    • He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement
  • verb move to and fro
    linger.
    • The shy student lingered in the corner

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reconnaissance

  • noun the act of reconnoitring (especially to gain information about an enemy or potential enemy)
    reconnaissance mission.
    • an exchange of fire occurred on a reconnaissance mission

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rhea

  • noun smaller of two tall fast-running flightless birds similar to ostriches but three-toed; found from Peru to Strait of Magellan
    Pterocnemia pennata; nandu.
  • noun fertility goddess in ancient Greek mythology; wife of Cronus and mother of Zeus; identified with Roman Ops and Cybele of ancient Asia Minor

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meteorological

  • adjective of or pertaining to atmospheric phenomena, especially weather and weather conditions
    meteoric; meteorologic.
    • meteorological factors
    • meteorological chart
    • meteoric (or meteorological) phenomena

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position

  • noun the particular portion of space occupied by something
    place.
    • he put the lamp back in its place
  • noun a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
    military position.

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nro

  • noun an intelligence agency in the United States Department of Defense that designs and builds and operates space reconnaissance systems to detect trouble spots worldwide and to monitor arms control agreements and environmental issues and to help plan military operations
    National Reconnaissance Office.

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deploy

  • verb place troops or weapons in battle formation
  • verb to distribute systematically or strategically
    • The U.S. deploys its weapons in the Middle East

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shakeup

  • noun the imposition of a new organization; organizing differently (often involving extensive and drastic changes)
    shake-up; reorganization; reorganisation.
    • a committee was appointed to oversee the reorganization of the curriculum
    • top officials were forced out in the cabinet shakeup

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titania

  • noun a white powder used as a pigment for its high covering power and durability
    titanic oxide; titanium dioxide; titanium oxide.
  • noun (Middle Ages) the queen of the fairies in medieval folklore

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iridium

  • noun a heavy brittle metallic element of the platinum group; used in alloys; occurs in natural alloys with platinum or osmium
    Ir; atomic number 77.

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europa

  • noun the 4th largest of Jupiter's satellites; covered with a smooth shell of frozen water

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spy

  • noun (military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors
    undercover agent.
  • noun a secret watcher; someone who secretly watches other people
    • my spies tell me that you had a good time last night

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sputnik

  • noun a Russian artificial satellite
    • Sputnik was the first man-made satellite to orbit the earth

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nimbus

  • noun a dark grey cloud bearing rain
    nimbus cloud; rain cloud.
  • noun an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
    glory; gloriole; aura; aureole; halo.

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encircling

  • adjective satellite being all around the edges; enclosing
    skirting.
    • his encircling arms
    • the room's skirting board needs painting
  • verb form a circle around
    encircle; circle.
    • encircle the errors

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rotate

  • verb turn on or around an axis or a center
    revolve; go around.
    • The Earth revolves around the Sun
    • The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire
  • verb exchange on a regular basis
    • We rotate the lead soprano every night

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recon

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er

  • noun a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs with yttrium
    atomic number 68; erbium.
  • noun a room in a hospital or clinic staffed and equipped to provide emergency care to persons requiring immediate medical treatment
    emergency room.

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geodetic

  • adjective of or relating to or determined by geodesy
    geodesical; geodesic.

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moon

  • noun the natural satellite of the Earth
    • the average distance to the Moon is 384,400 kilometers
    • men first stepped on the moon in 1969
  • noun any object resembling a moon
    • he made a moon lamp that he used as a night light
    • the clock had a moon that showed various phases

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martian

  • noun imaginary people who live on the planet Mars
  • adjective of or relating to the planet Mars (or its fictional inhabitants)

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gravitate

  • verb move toward
    • The conversation gravitated towards politics
  • verb be attracted to
    • Boys gravitate towards girls at that age

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instrument

  • noun a device that requires skill for proper use
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    tool.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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broadcast

  • noun message that is transmitted by radio or television
  • noun a radio or television show
    program; programme.
    • did you see his program last night?

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equipped

  • adjective provided or fitted out with what is necessary or useful or appropriate
    equipt.
    • a well equipped playground
    • a ship equipped with every mechanical aid to navigation
  • verb provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
    equip; fit out; fit; outfit.
    • The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities

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manmade

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transmitting

  • noun the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted
    transmission; transmittal.
  • verb transfer to another
    transmit; communicate; convey.
    • communicate a disease

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telecommunication

  • noun (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
    telecom.
  • noun (often plural) the branch of electrical engineering concerned with the technology of electronic communication at a distance

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photograph

  • noun a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
    photo; pic; picture; exposure.
  • verb record on photographic film
    snap; shoot.
    • I photographed the scene of the accident
    • She snapped a picture of the President

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sensing

  • noun the perception that something has occurred or some state exists
    detection.
    • early detection can often lead to a cure
  • noun becoming aware of something via the senses
    perception.

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operate

  • verb direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
    run.
    • She is running a relief operation in the Sudan
  • verb perform as expected when applied
    function; go; work; run.
    • The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
    • Does this old car still run well?
    • This old radio doesn't work anymore

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icy

  • adjective satellite devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
    frozen; frigid; glacial; wintry; frosty.
    • a frigid greeting
    • got a frosty reception
    • a frozen look on their faces
    • a glacial handshake
    • icy stare
    • wintry smile
  • adjective satellite extremely cold
    polar; arctic; frigid; gelid; glacial.
    • an arctic climate
    • a frigid day
    • gelid waters of the North Atlantic
    • glacial winds
    • icy hands
    • polar weather

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relay

  • noun the act of passing something along from one person or group to another
    • the relay was successful
  • noun a crew of workers who relieve another crew

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planetary

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling the physical or orbital characteristics of a planet or the planets
    planetal.
    • planetary motion
    • planetary year
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants
    terrestrial.
    • planetary rumblings and eructations"- L.C.Eiseley
    • the planetary tilt
    • this terrestrial ball

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spaced

  • adjective satellite spaced apart
    separated.
  • verb place at intervals
    space.
    • Space the interviews so that you have some time between the different candidates

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geo

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circle

  • noun ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point
    • he calculated the circumference of the circle
  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    band; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot

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satellite

  • noun man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
    orbiter; artificial satellite.
  • noun a person who follows or serves another
    planet.

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weighing

  • noun careful consideration
    advisement; deliberation.
    • a little deliberation would have deterred them
  • verb have a certain weight
    weigh.

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medicean

Of or relating to the Medici, a noted Italian family; as, the Medicean Venus.

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operate

  • verb direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
    run.
    • She is running a relief operation in the Sudan
  • verb perform as expected when applied
    function; go; work; run.
    • The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
    • Does this old car still run well?
    • This old radio doesn't work anymore

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altimeter

  • noun an instrument that measures the height above ground; used in navigation

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beam

  • noun a signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather
    radio beam.
  • noun long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction

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positioning

  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    emplacement; placement; location; position; locating.
  • verb cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
    position.

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emit

  • verb expel (gases or odors)
    breathe; pass off.
  • verb give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.
    give out; give off.
    • The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits

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onboard

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launching

  • noun the act of moving a newly built vessel into the water for the first time
  • noun the act of beginning something new
    unveiling; introduction; debut; entry; first appearance.
    • they looked forward to the debut of their new product line

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simultaneously

  • adverb at the same instant
    at the same time.
    • they spoke simultaneously

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saturn

(Roman Myth.) One of the elder and principal deities, the son of Coelus and Terra (Heaven and Earth), anf the father of Jupiter. The corresponding Greek divinity was Kro`nos, later CHro`nos, Time.

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communications

  • noun the discipline that studies the principles of transmiting information and the methods by which it is delivered (as print or radio or television etc.)
    communication theory.
    • communications is his major field of study
  • noun the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information
    communication; communicating.
    • they could not act without official communication from Moscow

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revolved

  • adjective satellite turned in a circle around an axis
    rotated.
  • verb turn on or around an axis or a center
    revolve; go around; rotate.
    • The Earth revolves around the Sun
    • The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire

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hover

  • verb be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
    vacillate; vibrate; oscillate.
    • He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement
  • verb move to and fro
    linger.
    • The shy student lingered in the corner

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synchronous

  • adjective occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase
    synchronal; synchronic.
    • recovery was synchronous with therapy"- Jour.A.M.A.
    • a synchronous set of clocks
    • the synchronous action of a bird's wings in flight
    • synchronous oscillations
  • adjective (digital communication) pertaining to a transmission technique that requires a common clock signal (a timing reference) between the communicating devices in order to coordinate their transmissions

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detected

  • adjective perceived or discerned
    • the detected micrometeoritic material
  • verb discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
    notice; observe; detect; find; discover.
    • She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water
    • We found traces of lead in the paint

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aloft

  • adverb at or on or to the masthead or upper rigging of a ship
    • climbed aloft to unfurl the sail
  • adverb upward
    • the good news sent her spirits aloft

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artificial

  • adjective contrived by art rather than nature
    unreal.
    • artificial flowers
    • artificial flavoring
    • an artificial diamond
    • artificial fibers
    • artificial sweeteners
  • adjective satellite artificially formal
    contrived; stilted; hokey.
    • that artificial humility that her husband hated
    • contrived coyness
    • a stilted letter of acknowledgment
    • when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation

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continuously

  • adverb at every point
    • The function is continuously differentiable
  • adverb with unflagging resolve
    incessantly; ceaselessly; unceasingly; endlessly; unendingly.
    • dance inspires him ceaselessly to strive higher and higher toward the shining pinnacle of perfection that is the goal of every artiste

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eavesdrop

  • verb listen without the speaker's knowledge
    listen in.
    • the jealous man was eavesdropping on his wife's conversations

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orbit

  • noun the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another
    celestial orbit.
    • he plotted the orbit of the moon
  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    arena; domain; sphere; area; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit

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maneuverable

  • adjective satellite capable of maneuvering or changing position
    manoeuvrable.
    • a highly maneuverable ship

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overhead

  • noun the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance); it does not include depreciation or the cost of financing or income taxes
    operating cost; operating expense; budget items.
  • noun (computer science) the processing time required by a device prior to the execution of a command
    command processing overhead time; command processing overhead; command overhead.

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revolutionize

  • verb change radically
    overturn; revolutionise.
    • E-mail revolutionized communication in academe
  • verb overthrow by a revolution, of governments

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titan

  • noun a person of exceptional importance and reputation
    giant; colossus; heavyweight; behemoth.
  • noun (Greek mythology) any of the primordial giant gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus; the Titans were offspring of Uranus (Heaven) and Gaea (Earth)

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whirling

  • noun the act of rotating in a circle or spiral
    gyration.
  • verb turn in a twisting or spinning motion
    swirl; whirl; twiddle; twirl.
    • The leaves swirled in the autumn wind

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virilis

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fly

  • noun two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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leo

The Lion, the fifth sign of the zodiac, marked thus in almanacs.

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station

  • noun a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
    • he started looking for a gas station
    • the train pulled into the station
  • noun proper or designated social situation
    place.
    • he overstepped his place
    • the responsibilities of a man in his station
    • married above her station

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telecommunication

  • noun (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
    telecom.
  • noun (often plural) the branch of electrical engineering concerned with the technology of electronic communication at a distance

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provide

  • verb give something useful or necessary to
    furnish; render; supply.
    • We provided the room with an electrical heater
  • verb give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
    cater; ply; supply.
    • The hostess provided lunch for all the guests

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oceanographic

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currently

  • adverb at this time or period; now
    presently.
    • he is presently our ambassador to the United Nations
    • currently they live in Connecticut

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operating

  • adjective involved in a kind of operation
    • the operating conditions of the oxidation pond
  • verb direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
    operate; run.
    • She is running a relief operation in the Sudan

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lacrosse

  • noun a game invented by American Indians; now played by two teams who use long-handled rackets to catch and carry and throw the ball toward the opponents' goal

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