Antonyms

1. geostationary

adjective. of or having a geosynchronous orbit such that the position in such an orbit is fixed with respect to the earth.

Antonyms

  • insecure

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Example sentences of the word geostationary-orbit


1. Noun Phrase
If GPS satellites were confined to equatorial orbits, as in geostationary orbits, coverage would be greatly reduced.

2. Noun Phrase
A special type of geosynchronous orbit is the geostationary orbit, which runs along the equator.

2. orbit

noun. ['ˈɔrbət'] the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another.

Synonyms

  • point of apoapsis
  • path
  • periapsis
  • apoapsis
  • celestial orbit
  • route
  • itinerary
  • geosynchronous orbit

Antonyms

  • periapsis
  • apoapsis
  • point of periapsis
  • disesteem

Etymology

  • orbita (Latin)
  • orbis (Latin)

3. orbit

verb. ['ˈɔrbət'] move in an orbit.

Synonyms

  • orb
  • circulate
  • circle
  • revolve

Antonyms

  • embark
  • masculine
  • antapex
  • zenith

Etymology

  • orbita (Latin)
  • orbis (Latin)

4. orbit

noun. ['ˈɔrbət'] an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet".

Synonyms

  • pallet
  • approximate range
  • internationalism
  • contrast
  • extent
  • view
  • horizon
  • range
  • confines
  • purview
  • ambit
  • palette
  • internationality
  • reach
  • spectrum
  • compass
  • expanse
  • latitude
  • ballpark
  • gamut
  • scope

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • dirty
  • lose
  • nationalism

Etymology

  • orbita (Latin)
  • orbis (Latin)

5. orbit

noun. ['ˈɔrbət'] a particular environment or walk of life.

Synonyms

  • field
  • political sphere
  • land
  • political arena
  • distaff
  • kingdom
  • sphere
  • area
  • arena
  • front
  • realm
  • preserve
  • responsibility
  • environment
  • province
  • domain

Antonyms

  • starve
  • bottom out
  • top out
  • fail

Etymology

  • orbita (Latin)
  • orbis (Latin)

6. orbit

noun. ['ˈɔrbət'] the path of an electron around the nucleus of an atom.

Synonyms

  • path
  • route
  • electron orbit

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • upgrade
  • downgrade
  • incapability

Etymology

  • orbita (Latin)
  • orbis (Latin)

7. orbit

noun. ['ˈɔrbət'] the bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeball.

Synonyms

  • eye socket
  • orbital cavity
  • cavity
  • skull
  • cavum
  • bodily cavity
  • cranial orbit

Antonyms

  • esteem
  • respect
  • exclude
  • disrespect

Etymology

  • orbita (Latin)
  • orbis (Latin)
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