navigational satellite


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navigational satellite

[‚nav·ə′gā·shən·əl ′sad·əl‚īt]
(aerospace engineering)
An artificial earth-orbiting satellite designed for use in at least four widely different navigational systems.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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