Probe vs Satellite - What's the difference?
As a verb probe
As a noun satellite is
a moon or other smaller body orbiting a larger one.
(surgery) Any of various medical instruments used to explore wounds, organs, etc.
(figuratively) Something which penetrates something else, as though to explore; something which obtains information.
An act of probing; a prod, a poke.
(figuratively) An investigation or inquiry.
(aeronautics) A tube attached to an aircraft which can be fitted into the drogue from a tanker aircraft to allow for aerial refuelling.
(sciences) A small device, especially an electrode, used to explore, investigate or measure something by penetrating or being placed in it.
- They launched a probe into the cause of the accident.
(astronautics) A small, usually unmanned, spacecraft used to acquire information or measurements about its surroundings.
(game of go) a move with multiple answers seeking to make the opponent choose and commit to a strategy
- Insert the probe into the soil and read the temperature.
* (game of go ) yosu-miru
(intransitive) To explore, investigate, or question
- If you probe further, you may discover different reasons.
To insert a probe into.
- the growing disposition to probe the legality of all acts of the crown
A moon or other smaller body orbiting a larger one.
- The Moon is a natural satellite of the Earth.
A man-made apparatus designed to be placed in orbit around a celestial body, generally to relay information, data etc. to Earth.
- A spent upper stage is a derelict satellite .
A country, state, office, building etc. which is under the jurisdiction, influence, or domination of another body.
* , II.3:
- Many telecommunication satellites orbit at 36000km above the equator.
* 1826 , (Walter Scott), ,
- We read in the Bible, that Nicanor'' the persecutor of Gods Law.
* 1948 , Willard E. Hawkins, The Technique of Fiction: A Basic Course in Story Writing ,
(colloquial, uncountable) Satellite TV; reception of television broadcasts via services that utilize man-made satellite technology.
- The unnamed chronicler in his Dupin stories was the first Dr. Watson type of satellite —a narrator who accompanies the detective on his exploits, exclaims over his brilliance.
- Do you have satellite at your house?
* fixed satellite
* satellite assembly
* satellite broadcasting
* satellite campus
* satellite cell
* satellite dish
* satellite DNA
* satellite hit
* satellite image
* satellite link
* satellite moth
* satellite navigation
* satellite navigation system
* satellite operation
* satellite phone
* satellite planet
* satellite station
* satellite telephone
* satellite television
* satellite tenant
* satellite town
* space satellite
* spy satellite
The man-made telecommunication objects are sometimes called artificial satellites' to distinguish them from ' natural satellites such as the Moon.