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Verb
/ˈôrbit/,
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orbits, plural;
  1. (of a celestial object or spacecraft) Move in orbit around (a star, planet, or moon)
    • - Mercury orbits the Sun
  2. Fly or move around in a circle
    • - the mobile's disks spun and orbited slowly
  3. Put (a satellite) into orbit

Noun
  1. The curved path of a celestial object or spacecraft around a star, planet, or moon, esp. a periodic elliptical revolution

  2. One complete circuit around an orbited body

  3. The state of being on or moving in such a course
    • - planets in orbit around the sun
  4. The path of an electron around an atomic nucleus

  5. A sphere of activity, interest, or application
    • - a radical filmmaker outside the Hollywood orbit
  6. The cavity in the skull of a vertebrate that contains the eye; the eye socket

  7. The area around the eye of a bird or other animal


  1. orb: move in an orbit; "The moon orbits around the Earth"; "The planets are orbiting the sun"; "electrons orbit the nucleus"
  2. the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another; "he plotted the orbit of the moon"
  3. sphere: a particular environment or walk of life; "his social sphere is limited"; "it was a closed area of employment"; "he's out of my orbit"
  4. scope: an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "a piano has a greater range than the human voice"; "the ambit of municipal legislation"; "within the compass of this article"; "within the scope of an investigation"; "outside the reach ...
  5. eye socket: the bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeball
  6. (orbital) of or relating to an orbit; "orbital revolution"; "orbital velocity"
  7. In physics, an orbit is the gravitationally curved path of an object around a point in space, for example the gravitational orbit of a planet around a point in space near a star.
  8. ORBit is a CORBA 2.4 compliant Object Request Broker (ORB). It features mature C, C++ and Python bindings, and less developed bindings for Perl, Lisp, Pascal, Ruby, and Tcl. Most of the code is distributed under the LGPL license, although the IDL compiler and utilities use the GPL.
  9. Orbit is the first album by William Orbit. While all of his later solo albums are predominantly instrumental, this album consists mostly of songs with lyrics, with vocals performed by Peta Nikolich.
  10. In anatomy, the orbital bone is the cavity or socket of the skull in which the eye and its appendages are situated.
  11. Orbit was a long-running series of anthologies of new fiction edited by Damon Knight; often featuring work by such writers as Gene Wolfe, Joanna Russ, R. A. Lafferty, and Kate Wilhelm, who was married to Knight. ...
  12. Orbit is a Boston, Massachusetts-based power trio. Formed in 1994, the band went on hiatus in late 2001. Their initial releases were on drummer Buckley's own Lunch Records label before the band moved to major label A&M Records. ...
  13. A circular or elliptical path of one object around another object; A sphere of influence; an area of control; The course of one's usual progression, or the extent of one's typical range; The bony cavity containing the eyeball; the eye socket; The path an electron takes around an atom's nucleus ...
  14. (orbital) The three-dimensional space where an electron is found 90% of the time.
  15. (orbital) The region of space in which an electron is confined (the electron “apartment”).
  16. (orbital) a piercing where the ring passes twice through the ear or other pierced body.
  17. (orbital) Relating to the round cavity in which the eye is located; also refers to a prosthesis that replaces the eye and eyelids as well as other surrounding anatomy.
  18. (ORBITAL) is referring to cavities in the skull occupied by the eye and adnexa, surrounded by seven bones at the sides and near the eyelids at the front.
  19. (Orbital) A volume of space in which it is highly likely to find an electron. Orbitals can be of different shapes: s, p, d, and f.
  20. (Orbital) Pertaining to the region above the eyes.
  21. (Orbital) is an English electronic music duo formed in 1989 (1989 in music) consisting of the two brothers, Paul and Phil Hartnoll. Orbital takes its name from the raves that occurred in the late 1980s near the M25 orbital motorway that circles London.
  22. (orbital) This is where the electrons in an atom live.
  23. (orbital) period of revolution
  24. An orbital is a specific prejudiced inside of an atom where a span of electrons with conflicting spins have been present.
  25. (Orbits) The motion of a massive body around another body, governed by the force of gravity. Planets in our solar system follow an orbit around the Sun, as first noted by Johannes Kepler, in the shape of an ellipse. ...