Orbit - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a particular environment or walk of life (syn: area, arena, domain, field, sphere)
- an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: (syn: ambit, compass, range, reach, scope)
- the path of an electron around the nucleus of an atom
- the bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeball
The Moon orbits the Earth.
The satellites orbit at different heights.
The Moon orbits around the Earth.
For years Mongolia remained within the orbit of the Soviet Union.
The spaceship orbited successfully.
The satellite orbited the Earth several times.
We had been orbiting in our helicopter for about forty-five minutes.
The satellite orbits the Earth every 48 hours.
The Space Shuttle is now in orbit.
The telecommunications satellite went into orbit at the end of last year.
The shuttle can remain in orbit around the earth for up to 9 days.
he plotted the orbit of the moon
he's out of my orbit
in the political orbit of a world power
The moon orbits around the Earth
present participle: orbiting
past tense: orbited
past participle: orbited