orbit definition

  • noun:
    • the road of a celestial body or an artificial satellite whilst revolves around another human body.
    • One complete change of these a body.
    • the road of a body in a field of power surrounding another human body; including, the movement of an atomic electron in terms of a nucleus.
    • A range of task, knowledge, or understanding.
    • A Selection Of control or impact: "What magnetism drew these quaking ruined creatures into their orbit?” ( Malcolm Lowry). See Synonyms at range.
    • Either of two bony cavities in skull containing a watch as well as its additional structures; an eye fixed socket.
    • A circular or elliptical course of 1 object around another object.
    • A sphere of impact; a location of control.
    • this course of your respective typical development, and/or level of one's typical range.
    • The bony hole containing the eyeball; the attention socket.
    • The path an electron takes around an atom's nucleus.
    • an accumulation points relevant by the development purpose of a dynamical system.
    • the trail described by a heavenly body with its periodical change around another body.
    • An orb or basketball.
    • The hole or plug for the head where the attention as well as its appendages tend to be situated.
    • your skin which surrounds a person's eye of a bird.
    • Track; training course; course, particularly a path, as that in a circle or an ellipse, which comes back into it self; especially, in astronomy, the road of a planet or comet; the curve-line which a planet defines in its periodical transformation round its central human anatomy or center of transformation: as, the orbit of Jupiter or Mercury.
    • A small orb, globe, or basketball.
    • In structure and zoology, the bony hole associated with head which contains the attention; the eye-socket.
    • In ornithology, the orbita, or circumorbital region of a bird's head; your skin associated with eyelids and adjoining parts.
    • In entomology, the edge surrounding the compound eye of an insect, especially when it forms an elevated band, or differs in shade or surface from the rest of the head.
    • a specific environment or stroll of life
    • the (usually elliptical) road described by one celestial human anatomy with its change about another
    • the bony hole in skull containing the eyeball
    • an area which some thing acts or operates or has actually power or control:
    • the road of an electron around the nucleus of an atom
  • verb-transitive:
    • to place into an orbit: orbit a satellite.
    • To revolve around (a center of attraction): The moon orbits Earth.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To move in an orbit.
  • verb:
    • To circle or revolve around another item.
    • To move around the general area of one thing.
    • to put an object into an orbit around a planet.
    • relocate an orbit

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