satellite DNA n.
A portion of DNA in animal cells whose density differs from that of the other DNA, consisting of short, repeating sequences of nucleotide pairs near the region of the centromere.
- Satellite navigation
noun 1. navigation using data received from satellites
- Satellite navigation system
noun 1. (computing) a computer-operated system of navigation that uses signals from orbiting satellites and mapping data to pinpoint the user’s position and plot a subsequent course
- Satellite phone
noun See satphone
noun 1. a radio or television station that receives programs from another station and rebroadcasts at a different wavelength.