Definition of Orbit. Meaning of Orbit. Synonyms of Orbit
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Definition of Orbit
OrbitOrbit Or"bit, n. [L. orbita a track or rut made by a wheel,
course, circuit, fr. orbis a circle: cf. F. orbite. See 2d
1. (Astron.) 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.
2. An orb or ball. [Rare & Improper]
Roll the lucid orbit of an eye. --Young.
3. (Anat.) The cavity or socket of the skull in which the eye
and its appendages are situated.
4. (Zo["o]l.) The skin which surrounds the eye of a bird.
Meaning of Orbit from wikipedia
- In physics, an orbit
is the gravitationally curved trajectory
of an object, such as the trajectory
of a planet around
a star or a natural satellite
- not an orbiter
, but rather followed
in its orbit around
the Sun) Dawn (orbited
4 Vesta, now orbiting
Ceres) Space Shuttle orbiter
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...
- A geostationary orbit
, often referred
to as a geosynchronous equatorial orbit
(GEO), is a circular geosynchronous orbit
35,786 km (22,236 mi) above
- A low Earth orbit
(LEO) is an Earth-centered orbit
with an altitude
of 2,000 km (1,200 mi) or less (approximately one-third of the radius
of Earth), or...
to: Atomic orbital Molecular orbital Hybrid orbital Orbit Orbital resonance Orbital period Orbital plane
- this matter gathered
in the center, whereas
the rest flattened
into an orbiting
disk that became
System. The central
so hot and dense...
- The orbital period
is the time a given astronomical object takes
one orbit around another
object, and applies
in astronomy usually
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A polar orbit
is one in which
or nearly above
of the body being orbited
(usually a planet
such as the Earth...
- The Mars Orbiter Mission
(MOM), also called Mangalyaan
("Mars-craft", from Sanskrit: मंगल mangala, "Mars" and यान yāna, "craft, vehicle"), is a space...
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