Meaning of Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite

Geosta'tionary Opera'tional Environmen'tal Sat"ellite

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  1. one of a series of U.S. geostationary meteorological satellites that collect data for worldwide weather forecasting. Abbr.: GOES
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