[ sin-kom ]
/ ˈsɪn kɒm /
noun U.S. Aerospace.
one of a series of experimental communications satellites that were the first to be placed in geostationary orbit.
Origin of Syncom
syn(chronous) com(munications satellite)
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British Dictionary definitions for syncom
/ (ˈsɪnˌkɒm) /
a communications satellite in stationary orbit
Word Origin for Syncom
C20: from syn (chronous) com (munication)
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