geosynchronous
adjective Date: 1968 geostationary

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  • geosynchronous — ge·o·syn·chro·nous (jē ō sĭngʹkrə nəs, sĭnʹ ) adj. 1. Of, relating to, or being an orbit that has a period of one sidereal day. 2. Geostationary.   ge o·synʹchro·nous·ly adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • geosynchronous — adjective Refers to the orbit of a satellite whose rate of revolution is matched to the rotation period of the body which it orbits. A special case is the geostationary orbit which is is circular and equatorial, so that the satellite appears to… …   Wiktionary

  • geosynchronous — [ˌdʒi:ə(ʊ) sɪŋkrənəs] adjective another term for synchronous (in sense 2) …   English new terms dictionary

  • geosynchronous — geo·synchronous …   English syllables

  • geosynchronous — ge•o•syn•chro•nous [[t]ˌdʒi oʊˈsɪŋ krə nəs[/t]] adj. gel geostationary • Etymology: 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • geosynchronous —    See geostationary …   Dictionary of networking

  • geosynchronous —   a. geostationary …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • geosynchronous — adj. (of an artificial satellite of the earth) moving in an orbit equal to the earth s period of rotation (see also GEOSTATIONARY) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle — Données générales Mission Lanceur Commercial Orbite LEO et GTO Date des lancements De 2001 à Aujourd hui …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Geosynchronous orbit — A geosynchronous orbit is an orbit around the Earth with an orbital period matching the Earth s sidereal rotation period [V. Chobotov, ed., (1996) Orbital Mechanics, 2nd edition , AIAA Education Series, p. 304.] . This synchronization means that… …   Wikipedia

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