of or relating to a system to destroy satellites in orbit

antisatellite weapons

Syn: ↑antisatellite
Pertains to noun: ↑satellite, ↑satellite (for: ↑antisatellite)

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/u"sut/, n. Hinduism.
(in Vedic mythology) the realm of nonexistence, populated by demons. Cf. sat2 (def. 1).

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ASAT «AY sat», noun.
a hunter-killer satellite able to destroy another satellite: »

ASAT…has a parabolic “dish” antenna that homes in on the target satellite…where it detonates. The ASAT goes off like a super hand grenade (Time).

[< Anti-Satellite interceptor]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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