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"geosynchronous"

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Definition #1 for "geosynchronous"

of or having an orbit with a fixed period of 24 hours (although the position in the orbit may not be fixed with respect to the earth)

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Definition #2 for "geosynchronous"

A term used to refer to the orbit of a satellite whose rate of revolution is matched to the rotation period of planet earth.

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