[ kom-sat ]
/ ˈkɒmˌsæt /
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a privately owned corporation servicing the global communications satellite system and acting as the U.S. representative to and participant in Intelsat.
(often lowercase) a communications satellite.
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British Dictionary definitions for Comsat
/ (ˈkɒmsæt) /
trademark short for communications satellite
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