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antisatellite

[ an-tee-sat-l-ahyt, an-tahy- ]

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  1. (of a weapon or weapon system) designed to destroy an enemy's orbiting satellite.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of antisatellite1

First recorded in 1960–65; anti- + satellite

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Example Sentences

Russia is one of four countries, including India, the US, and China, to blow up its own satellite using an antisatellite missile.

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