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Definition of Globe

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Mound Mound (mound), n. [F. monde the world, L. mundus. See Mundane.] A ball or globe forming part of the regalia of an emperor or other sovereign. It is encircled with bands, enriched with precious stones, and surmounted with a cross; -- called also globe.
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Globe Globe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Globed; p. pr. & vb. n. Globing.] To gather or form into a globe.
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Globe Globe, n. [L. globus, perh. akin to L. glomus a ball of yarn, and E. clump, golf: cf. F. globe.] 1. A round or spherical body, solid or hollow; a body whose surface is in every part equidistant from the center; a ball; a sphere. 2. Anything which is nearly spherical or globular in shape; as, the globe of the eye; the globe of a lamp. 3. The earth; the terraqueous ball; -- usually preceded by the definite article. --Locke. 4. A round model of the world; a spherical representation of the earth or heavens; as, a terrestrial or celestial globe; -- called also artificial globe. 5. A body of troops, or of men or animals, drawn up in a circle; -- a military formation used by the Romans, answering to the modern infantry square. Him round A globe of fiery seraphim inclosed. --Milton. Globe amaranth (Bot.), a plant of the genus Gomphrena (G. globosa), bearing round heads of variously colored flowers, which long retain color when gathered. Globe animalcule, a small, globular, locomotive organism (Volvox globator), once throught to be an animal, afterward supposed to be a colony of microscopic alg[ae]. Globe of compression (Mil.), a kind of mine producing a wide crater; -- called also overcharged mine. Globe daisy (Bot.), a plant or flower of the genus Globularing, common in Europe. The flowers are minute and form globular heads. Globe sight, a form of front sight placed on target rifles. Globe slater (Zo["o]l.), an isopod crustacean of the genus Spheroma. Globe thistle (Bot.), a thistlelike plant with the flowers in large globular heads (Cynara Scolymus); also, certain species of the related genus Echinops. Globe valve. (a) A ball valve. (b) A valve inclosed in a globular chamber. --Knight.

Meaning of Globe from wikipedia

- scale it down. A globe of Earth is called a terrestrial globe. A globe of the celestial sphere is called a celestial globe. A globe shows details of its...
- GLOBE is the Global Legislators Organisation for a Balanced Environment, founded in 1989. GLOBE's objective is to support political leadership on issues...
- The Golden Globe Awards are accolades bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press ****ociation beginning in January 1944, recognizing excellence...
- The Boston Globe (sometimes abbreviated as The Globe) is an American daily newspaper founded and based in Boston, M****achusetts, since its creation by...
- The Globe Theatre was a theatre in London ****ociated with William Shakespeare. It was built in 1599 by Shakespeare's playing company, the Lord Chamberlain's...
- The Globe and Mail is a Canadian newspaper printed in five cities in western and central Canada. With a w****ly readership of 2,018,923 in 2015, it is...
- 0.09722°W / 51.50806; -0.09722 Shakespeare's Globe is the complex housing a reconstruction of the Globe Theatre, an Elizabethan playhouse ****ociated with...
- A snow globe (also called a waterglobe, snowstorm, or snowdome) is a transparent sphere, traditionally made of gl****, enclosing a miniaturized scene of...
- A globe is a three-dimensional scale model of Earth or other astronomical body. Globe may also refer to: The globe, an alternative name for Earth Any other...
- version of "Sweet Georgia Brown". Their mascot is an anthropomorphized globe named Globie. The team plays over 450 live events worldwide each year. The...
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