- nouna satellite that transmits frequent picture of the earth below• Syn: ↑meteorological satellite
* * *weather satellite nounA satellite used for the study of cloud formations and other meteorological conditions• • •Main Entry: ↑weather
* * *weather satellite,an artificial earth satellite that measures and reports meteorological conditions, especially as an aid in long-range weather forecasting.
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