Complete Definition of "geostationary"

English

Adjective
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  1. At a fixed distance in three dimensions relative to a particular point on the Earth's surface; generally only possible with orbital satellites.

#*1971: Thomas A. Croft, Measurement of a Solar Wind Plasma Stream which Endures Several Months But is Intermittent on a Time Scale of about One Day 1
#*:The measurement is accomplished by observing the Faraday rotation angle of signals from geostationary satellites on a continuous basis.

Translations

Finnish: geostationäärinen
Italian: geostazionario
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Japanese: éæ­¢ (seishi)

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