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Sattelite vs. Satellite: What's the Difference?

Edited by Sawaira Riaz || By Sumera Saeed || Published on November 29, 2023
"Sattelite" is incorrect; "Satellite" is the correct spelling, referring to an object that orbits a planet or star.

Which is correct: Sattelite or Satellite

How to spell Satellite?

Sattelite is Incorrect

Satellite is Correct

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Key Differences

Remember "Satellite" as "Sat" + "elite," focusing on the single 't' and 'l'.
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Nov 29, 2023
Think of "Satellite" as "Sate" (satisfy) + "lite" (light), with a single 't'.
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Visualize "Satellite" as "Sat" (like sitting) + "ellite" (rhymes with 'elite').
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Nov 29, 2023
Associate "Satellite" with "Latte," both having a single 't' and ending in 'e'.
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Nov 29, 2023
Use the mnemonic: "Soaring Above, Transmitting, Eclipsing Lite Entities" for "Satellite."
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Sattelite and Satellite Definitions

Sattelite

Sattelite is an incorrect spelling of satellite.
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Nov 16, 2023

Satellite

Any secondary object that moves around a primary object.
Jupiter has many satellites orbiting it.
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Satellite

An object in orbit around a planet.
The moon is Earth's natural satellite.
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Nov 16, 2023

Satellite

Man-made equipment orbiting Earth for communication or observation.
The weather forecast was improved with satellite data.
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Nov 16, 2023

Satellite

A country under the influence or control of another.
During the Cold War, many nations were considered satellites of superpowers.
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Satellite

A cell or organism that lives in close association with another.
Certain bacteria have satellite cells around them.
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Nov 16, 2023

Satellite

An object launched to orbit Earth or another celestial body, as a device for reflecting or relaying radio signals or for capturing images.
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Satellite

(Astronomy) A celestial body, such as a moon, planet, comet, or other solar system body, that orbits a larger body.
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Satellite

A small unit in a system or organization that is managed or controlled by a larger, often centrally located unit.
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Satellite

A nation dominated politically and economically by another nation.
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Satellite

An urban or suburban community located near a big city.
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Satellite

One who attends a powerful dignitary; a subordinate.
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Satellite

A subservient follower; a sycophant.
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Satellite

(Genetics) A short segment of a chromosome separated from the rest by a constriction, typically associated with the formation of a nucleolus.
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Satellite

(Microbiology) A colony of microorganisms whose growth in culture medium is enhanced by certain substances produced by another colony in its proximity.
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Satellite

Of, relating to, or being a satellite.
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Satellite

Of or relating to the transmission of electromagnetic signals by communications satellite
Satellite broadcasting.
Satellite phone.
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Satellite

A moon or other smaller body orbiting a larger one.
The Moon is a natural satellite of the Earth.
A spent upper stage is a derelict satellite.
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Satellite

A man-made apparatus designed to be placed in orbit around a celestial body, generally to relay information, data etc. to Earth.
Many telecommunication satellites orbit at 36000km above the equator.
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Satellite

A country, state, office, building etc. which is under the jurisdiction, influence, or domination of another body.
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Satellite

An attendant on an important person; a member of someone's retinue, often in a somewhat derogatory sense; a henchman.
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Satellite

Satellite TV; reception of television broadcasts via services that utilize man-made satellite technology.
Do you have satellite at your house?
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Satellite

(grammar) A grammatical construct that takes various forms and may encode a path of movement, a change of state, or the grammatical aspect. Examples: "a bird flew past"; "she turned on the light".
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Satellite

To transmit by satellite.
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Satellite

An attendant attached to a prince or other powerful person; hence, an obsequious dependent.
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Satellite

A secondary planet which revolves about another planet; as, the moon is a satellite of the earth. See Solar system, under Solar.
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Satellite

Situated near; accompanying; as, the satellite veins, those which accompany the arteries.
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Satellite

Man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
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Satellite

A person who follows or serves another
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Satellite

Any celestial body orbiting around a planet or star
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Satellite

Broadcast or disseminate via satellite
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Satellite

Surrounding and dominated by a central authority or power;
A city and its satellite communities
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FAQs

What is the verb form of satellite?

There is no verb form of "satellite;" it's used as a noun.
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Nov 29, 2023

Why is it called satellite?

It's called "satellite" from Latin "satellit-" meaning attendant or companion, referring to its orbiting nature.
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Nov 29, 2023

What is the pronunciation of satellite?

It's pronounced as /ˈsatəlaɪt/.
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Which preposition is used with satellite?

Common prepositions are "of," "by," and "with."
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Nov 29, 2023

Which vowel is used before satellite?

The vowel 'i' is used in "satellite."
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Nov 29, 2023

What is the plural form of satellite?

The plural form is "satellites."
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Nov 29, 2023

What is the singular form of satellite?

The singular form is "satellite."
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Nov 29, 2023

Is satellite a negative or positive word?

It's neutral; context determines its connotation.
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Nov 29, 2023

Which conjunction is used with satellite?

Conjunctions like "and" or "but" can be used.
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Is satellite a noun or adjective?

"Satellite" is primarily a noun but can be used as an adjective.
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What is the third form of satellite?

Similarly, there is no third form for "satellite."
Harlon Moss
Nov 29, 2023

What is the root word of satellite?

The root word is Latin "satellit-."
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Nov 29, 2023

Is satellite a countable noun?

Yes, it's a countable noun.
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Nov 29, 2023

Is the satellite term a metaphor?

It can be used metaphorically in various contexts.
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Nov 29, 2023

Which article is used with satellite?

Both "the" and "a/an" can be used.
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Is satellite a vowel or consonant?

"Satellite" is a word, not a vowel or consonant.
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Nov 29, 2023

Is satellite a collective noun?

No, it's not typically used as a collective noun.
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Nov 29, 2023

Which determiner is used with satellite?

Determiners like "the," "a," "some" are used.
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Nov 29, 2023

What is the second form of satellite?

There is no second form; it remains "satellite."
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Nov 29, 2023

Is satellite an adverb?

No, it's not an adverb.
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Is satellite an abstract noun?

No, it's a concrete noun.
Janet White
Nov 29, 2023

Is the word satellite imperative?

No, it's not used in an imperative form.
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Nov 29, 2023

How many syllables are in satellite?

There are three syllables in "satellite."
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What is a stressed syllable in satellite?

The first syllable, "sat," is stressed.
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Nov 29, 2023

What part of speech is satellite?

"Satellite" is used as a noun and adjective.
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What is another term for satellite?

Another term is "orbiter" or "spacecraft."
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Nov 29, 2023

What is the opposite of satellite?

The opposite could be "independent" in certain contexts.
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Nov 29, 2023

How do we divide satellite into syllables?

It's divided as sat-el-lite.
Janet White
Nov 29, 2023

What is the first form of satellite?

"Satellite" is a noun and doesn't have verb forms.
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Nov 29, 2023

How is satellite used in a sentence?

Example: "A new communications satellite was launched into orbit last week."
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