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Definition of "geosynchronous" []

  • Of, relating to, or being an orbit that has a period of one sidereal day. (adjective)
  • Geostationary. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "geosynchronous" in a sentence
  • "-- Technology development should give top priority to a demonstration solar power satellite in geosynchronous orbit;"
  • "We have every reason to belive that building solar-electric generating stations in geosynchronous orbit & relaying the energy generated down to Earth is fully practicable."
  • "The Captain, being in geosynchronous orbit, … would be aware of this as he would drift away from the Earth until pressed against the far wall."
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