Definition of Orbit. Meaning of Orbit. Synonyms of Orbit

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Definition of Orbit

Orbit
Orbit Or"bit, n. [L. orbita a track or rut made by a wheel, course, circuit, fr. orbis a circle: cf. F. orbite. See 2d Orb.] 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 around...
- not an orbiter, but rather followed the asteroid in its orbit around the Sun) Dawn (orbited 4 Vesta, now orbiting Ceres) Space Shuttle orbiter Buran-cl****...
- ORBit 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 Earth's...
- 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...
- Orbital may refer to: Atomic orbital Molecular orbital Hybrid orbital Orbit Orbital resonance Orbital period Orbital plane (astronomy) Orbital elements...
- this matter gathered in the center, whereas the rest flattened into an orbiting disk that became the Solar System. The central m**** became so hot and dense...
- The orbital period is the time a given astronomical object takes to complete one orbit around another object, and applies in astronomy usually to planets...
- Play media A polar orbit is one in which a satellite p****es above or nearly above both poles 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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