Dictionary Results for orbit

1. orbit - noun

· the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another; "he plotted the orbit of the moon"

Synonym(s): celestial_orbit

Hypernym(s): path, route, itinerary

2. orbit - noun

· 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"

Synonym(s): sphere, domain, area, field, arena

Hypernym(s): environment

3. orbit - noun

· 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 of the law"; "in the political orbit of a world power"

Synonym(s): scope, range, reach, compass, ambit

Hypernym(s): extent

4. orbit - noun

· the path of an electron around the nucleus of an atom

Synonym(s): electron_orbit

Hypernym(s): path, route, itinerary

5. orbit - noun

· the bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeball

Synonym(s): eye_socket, cranial_orbit, orbital_cavity

Hypernym(s): cavity, bodily_cavity, cavum

6. orbit - verb

· move in an orbit; "The moon orbits around the Earth"; "The planets are orbiting the sun"; "electrons orbit the nucleus"

Synonym(s): orb, revolve

Hypernym(s): circle

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