satellite dish


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • satellite dish a dish antenna used to receive signals from or to transmit signals to a satellite which transmits or receives radio signals. In most common usage, it refers to small dish antennas used to receive television programs broadcast from geostationary satellites.
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In literature:

A small satellite dish was bolted down next to it.
"Life Blood" by Thomas Hoover

In news:

The Satellite Dish Gains New Momentum - and Respect.
The Echostar Dish Pro 301 satellite features Digital Video/CD-Quality Audio.
A Direct Dish Satellite Tv.
Marcel Guajardo, DISH Network RV Products Manager, shares a special satellite TV offer just for RVers.
We asked as the satellite dishes came down and the remote trucks pulled away from the Los Angeles courthouse where the Trial of the Century had just ended.
Stealing a government satellite dish.
If you ever felt compelled to load an HDTV, satellite dish and tuner with you to the great outdoors, DISH Network has a product for you.
Federal regulators on Tuesday gave satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp the go-ahead to use wireless spectrum and also approved a framework for a spectrum auction next year.
Hearts, Minds, and the Satellite Dish .
Dishing out bad news on condo satellite TV restrictions.
I would like to install a satellite dish for TV reception in my condominium unit.
Frontier is using HughesNet satellite service, the same partner satellite TV service Dish uses for an Internet service it announced in September.
Hearts , Minds, and the Satellite Dish.
Bice Ristorante opened in 1926 in Milan, and satellite locations now dish up trattoria classics around the world.
The best shot is when a guy throws a record from a second-story win­dow, bounces it off a satel­lite dish, then lands it on the turntable.

In science:

The first significant result came using the White Dish (Tucker et al. 1993), from measurements taken between 1991 and 1993 which provided tight limits on the anisotropy at higher angular scales than had been probed with the COBE satellite (ie. ∆T < 63µK for θ ∼ 0.15◦).
The History of Astrophysics in Antarctica