meteorological satellite

noun
a satellite that transmits frequent picture of the earth below
Syn: ↑weather satellite
Hypernyms: ↑satellite, ↑artificial satellite, ↑orbiter

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an artificial satellite that gathers data concerning the earth's atmosphere and surface in order to aid meteorologists in understanding weather patterns and producing weather forecasts. Also called weather satellite.

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meteorological satellite noun
A satellite used for weather observation and forecasting, carrying television cameras to transmit cloud-formation changes and radiometers to measure terrestrial and solar radiation
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