a large mobile phone that can communicate via an orbiting geostationary communications satellite(s); also called satellite phone , [satellite telephone]
Satphones are popular on expeditions into remote areas where terrestrial cellular service is unavailable.
1991; shortening of satellite telephone (1968) and satellite phone (1972)
noun 1. a governor of a province under the ancient Persian monarchy. 2. a subordinate ruler, often a despotic one. noun 1. (in ancient Persia) a provincial governor 2. a subordinate ruler, esp a despotic one
noun, plural satrapies. 1. the province or jurisdiction of a satrap. noun (pl) -trapies 1. the province, office, or period of rule of a satrap
noun, Hinduism. 1. (in Vedic mythology) the realm of existence, populated by people and gods. Compare Asat. 2. reality. Trademark. 1. a set of standardized college admissions tests developed by the College Board, the principal one measuring mathematical and verbal reasoning, and others measuring knowledge in specific subject areas. noun acronym (Brit, education) 1. standard […]
- Sat sri akal
/ˌsɑːt ˈsɪriː əˈkɑːl/ interjection 1. a salutation used in India