Definition of Comsat in English:

Comsat

noun

trademark
  • 1(in the US) the Communications Satellite Corporation, a private corporation authorized by Congress to develop commercial communications satellite systems.

    1. 1.1A communications satellite.
      • ‘Since then, the number of Comsats has settled into the 20-23 range.’
      • ‘Detachment 3 provides enhanced intelligence support to Air Force operational commanders and other consumers of COMSAT information collected by Navy- commanded field stations.’
      • ‘And one of them that everyone who had access to SCI material or Comsat material would have to take a polygraph.’
      • ‘For 20 years Comsat has meant geostationary satellite.’

Origin

1960s: blend.

Pronunciation:

Comsat

/ˈkɒmsat/