In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1Aerospacesatélite (artificial) masculine(communications/broadcasting) vía satélitea weather/spy/communications satellite — un satélite meteorológico/espía/de comunicaciones
- to broadcast sth by satellite — retransmitir algo vía satélite
- satellite channel — canal vía satélite
- satellite link — conexión vía satélite
- satellite operator — operador de satélite
- satellite pictures — imágenes de satélite
- satellite receiver — receptor de satélite
- satellite technology — tecnología de las comunicaciones vía satélite
- In October, 1957, when the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first satellite, into orbit, Americans were stunned.
- BBC Midlands' programmes will be available on the digital satellite platform for the first time from today.
- The fledgling cable operators barely registered in the public consciousness and digital satellite broadcasting was years away.
- I was over at a friend's house the other day and on his computer he showed me his own house as viewed by a satellite in Earth's orbit.
- A sunspot five times the size of Earth could wreak havoc with satellites and radio communication systems, scientists warn, as it moves across the face of the sun and Earth moves directly into its firing line.
- This programme will use satellite technology to reflect the diversity of accents and colour of communities across Wales.
- Radio, digital and satellite listeners in the UK and local radio station audiences in Africa will simultaneously hear and be able to engage with broadcasts.
- Ever since the Soviets launched sputnik in 1957, satellites have been part of our consciousness.
- There are hundreds of satellites in orbit right now, doing everything from relaying communication signals to monitoring weather patterns.
- Since then, an increasing number of satellites have collected data for mapping applications worldwide.
- Harry predicted that Internet broadcasting would largely replace satellite transmission of events.
- It also will process a wider variety of images, including aerial photographs and high-resolution satellite images.
- This was in the days before satellites and instant communications, and I have often wondered what would have happened had our modus operandi been widely known at the time.
- Users will have access through a combination of terrestrial wireless and satellite transmissions.
- Nasa will launch the satellite, funded by the Canadian Space Agency, next January.
- For a start, the government bans most foreign satellite broadcasts.
- The Soviet Union launched its Sputnik satellite in 1957.
- He also shows how he compiles his forecasts based on thousands of pieces of information from ships, satellites, balloons and dozens of very local stations scattered throughout Wales recording wind, rainfall and sunshine.
- The exciting new technologies will include satellite navigation.
- The result was an invitation to develop a series of lectures on women's health that are delivered via satellite broadcast to a thousand hospitals around the country.
- The researchers say that aerial photographs of the marble covered areas of Utah closely resemble images beamed back from Martian satellites.
- The satellites are orbiting the Earth at a fixed point, above the equator, they say.
- All communication and observation satellites orbiting Mars suddenly failed.
- Thanks to scientific satellites which monitor the sun, it is possible to know in advance when an aurora might occur.
- To file his reports from this remote area, Nabin Singh Khadka will be using state of the art satellite communications.
- Underneath this shading material the antennas were installed for local and satellite communications.
- Nasa boffins have declared their intention to hand over control of three satellites to artificial intelligence software.
- There have been videoconferences, webcasts, satellite broadcasts and exchanges between scientists on a secure website.
- When declared operational in 1964, Transit consisted of five satellites in offset polar orbits circling the Earth at an altitude of about 670 miles.
- He will move his show from broadcast to satellite radio in January of 2006 when his current contract runs out.
- All of the satellites in geostationary orbit are flying 33,000 kilometres out in space.
- Television, unlike radio, more often uses satellites, with most developing countries allowing the reception of satellite transmissions.
- Svalbard Satellite Station specialises in retrieving data from satellites in polar orbit.
- Rob Munslow, at 24 the youngest of the crew, is delighted they will have a link to home through the satellite communication.
- BBC West's programmes will be available on the digital satellite platform for the very first time from Tuesday.
- It boasts the most comprehensive and advanced communications technology in the world and an ability to watch anyone it likes from spy satellites which orbit continuously.
- All of these are equipped with modern technology such as satellite channels, direct dial telephone, internet and e-mail access, modem, and dataport.
- The crash was recorded by the US Space Command, which tracks around 8000 artificial satellites in Earth orbit.
- Huygens has taken seven years to reach Titan, the second largest satellite in the solar system, and the only one with an atmosphere.
- Deep in the outer reaches of the Solar system, a planet, orbited by two moons and several satellites, moved in its orbit around the star known as the Sun by the system's inhabitants.
- He also used his telescope to discover the four largest satellites of Jupiter, the phases of Venus, and sunspots on the sun.
- Overhead, uncounted billions of stars, planets, and satellites swirl, creating a heavenly light show that changes every night, and it's one the entire family can share.
- If the discovery of the moons is confirmed, scientists say it will further understanding of how the Pluto system evolved, as well as shedding new light on other Kuiper Belt objects with satellites, and the Kuiper Belt region in general.
2.1(dependent body, state)satélite masculinebefore noun a satellite country/state — un país/estado satélite
- They felt safe at headquarters and in satellite offices.
- Dixon believes that these satellite offices represent a fundamental shift in the dynamic between workers and the workplace.
- They have 13 employees and satellite offices in Florida, North Carolina, the Bahamas, Toronto, and British Columbia.
- Coates estimates that 5 percent of the American work force currently works at home or a satellite office close to home.
- Colgan now operates out of a small satellite office in Atlanta.
- They also maintain satellite offices in Central Point and in Kent, Washington.
- In the other former satellites, events took different courses but arrived at the elimination of the former communist leaderships, with reform communists and open popular dissent providing the catalyst.
- What was possible in Moscow, however, was political in the satellite republics.
- The media company has 10 employees and a satellite office in Tokyo.
- This former Soviet satellite country struggling to re-orientate its national economy towards the West is still heavily dependent on Russian natural gas imports.
- Word has it that the company are planning on setting up shop right here in Montreal in the form of some sort of satellite office, but I'm sure we'll hear more soon enough.
- Today FSC has headquarters in Germany and maintains 34 satellite offices around the world.
- Those who work at telework centers, satellite offices or on the road spend more time on the job, with each averaging over four days, or 30 hours a week.
- They were a small business with a couple of satellite offices.
- The company's ranks swelled to 60 employees, and a satellite office was opened in New York.
- Napoleon's aim was not to occupy territory as such: although great areas of Europe were annexed either to France or to new satellite states, control of them was passed to civil administrators in due course.
- Happy where he was, he planned to work from the company's satellite office in New York City.
- Two years ago, he hoped to launch a host of satellite offices, from the East Coast to the Far East.
- So Price established a satellite office in Denver, making it his center for work in the telecommunications industry.
- Simmonds's company has satellite offices all over the world, and, he said, they're constantly opening, closing, or relocating them.
- Mason said that a big difference for small businesses is that employees will now be able to work from their homes or from a satellite office because all the information they need can now be accessed remotely.
- It's grown from 10 to 13 people within the past year, and it's opened a satellite office in Escondido.
- It achieved little until 1962, when agreements restricting the satellite countries to limited production and to economic dependency on the Soviet Union were enforced.
- These days, teams comprise people who work at headquarters, in satellite offices, on the road, and from home.
- The merger team consolidated the 32 satellite offices with a single Internet service provider, enabling volume discounts.
2.2ciudad satélite feminine
2.3(derogatory) (minion)adlátere derogatory
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