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Definitions of orbit

  1. move in an orbit; "The moon orbits around the Earth"; "The planets are orbiting the sun"; "electrons orbit the nucleus" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2. the bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeball Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the path of an electron around the nucleus of an atom Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. The path described by a heavenly body in its periodical revolution around another body; as, the orbit of Jupiter, of the earth, of the moon. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. An orb or ball. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The skin which surrounds the eye of a bird. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The bony cavity which contains the eye; the circular or nearly circular course of a heavenly body. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. The path described by a celestial body in the heavens: the bony cavity for the eyeball: the skin round the eye. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. Circular course; path of a heavenly body; cavity of the eye. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. The path in space along which a heavenly body moves. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. The cavity of the skull containing the eye. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. The path described by a heavenly body in its periodical revolution; the bony cavity of the eye. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. The path or course described by a celestial body in the heavens; the cavity in the skull containing the eyeball. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. The bony cavity in which the eye is situated ; the skin round the eye of a bird ; the hollow in the arthropod cephalothorax in which the eye-stalk rises. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for orbit

  1. It took several hours for the Nemesis to get into orbit – Space Viking by Henry Beam Piper
  2. " Not at all," he exclaimed, leaning forward to emphasize his words and adding the full orbit of his eye to his sincerity of manner. – Nan of Music Mountain by Frank H. Spearman
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