intr. & tr.v.de·or·bit·ed, de·or·bit·ing, de·or·bits
To go or cause to go out of orbit.
The act or process of going out of orbit.
(third-person singular simple present deorbits, present participle deorbiting, simple past and past participle deorbited)
- To cause to leave orbit.
- (intransitive) Of an orbiting object, such as a satellite, to leave orbit.