statite etymology

English word statite comes from English satellite, English static

Detailed word origin of statite

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
satellite English (eng) (colloquial, uncountable) Satellite TV; reception of television broadcasts via services that utilize man-made satellite technology. [from 20th c.]. (grammar) A grammatical construct that takes various forms and may encode a path of movement, a change of state, or the grammatical aspect. Examples: "a bird flew past"; "she turned on the light".. (now, _, rare) An attendant on an important [...]
static English (eng) (programming) Computed, created or allocated before the program starts running, and usually not changeable at runtime. Immobile; fixed in place; having no motion.. Unchanging; that cannot or does not change. (by extension, uncountable) Interference or obstruction from people.. (countable) A static caravan.. (countable, programming) A static variable.. (uncountable) Interference on a [...]
statite English (eng) A hypothetical type of artificial satellite that uses light sails to maneuver.

Words with the same origin as statite

Descendants of satellite
CubeSat ICESat INMARSAT satellect satellitosis satelloid
Descendants of static