Globe - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡloʊb|  American pronunciation of the word globe
Brit.  |ɡləʊb|  British pronunciation of the word globe

noun

- the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on (syn: earth, world)
- an object with a spherical shape (syn: ball, orb)
- a sphere on which a map (especially of the earth) is represented

Examples

She has a globe in her office.

His fame has spread around the globe.

The tree was decorated with colorful glass globes.

The mission is to transport medical supplies to remote areas of the globe.

He spent his youth voyaging around the globe.

...the first ship to circumnavigate the globe...

...Magellan's circumnavigation of the globe disproved any lingering notions that the earth is flat....

...must have had some esoteric motive for leaving his art collection to a museum halfway around the globe...

...an originative genius whose mark on postmodern architecture can be seen all over the globe...

...an unquenchable thirst for travel that has led her to the far corners of the globe...

The globe of Mars bulges, like our Earth, at the equator.

The magazines are air-speeded each week to every corner of the globe.

expeditions to far-flung corners of the globe

the farthest corners of the globe

We export our goods all over the globe.

Word forms

noun
singular: globe
plural: globes
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