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Definition of Orbit

Orbit

  1. 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.
  3. The cavity or socket of the skull in which the eye and its appendages are situated.
  4. The skin which surrounds the eye of a bird.

Orbit Quotations

Fall in love with a dog, and in many ways you enter a new orbit, a universe that features not just new colors but new rituals, new rules, a new way of experiencing attachment.
Caroline Knapp

The digital world has been in a separate orbit from our medical cocoon, and it's time the boundaries be taken down.
Eric Topol

In the 20th century, we had a century where at the beginning of the century, most of the world was agricultural and industry was very primitive. At the end of that century, we had men in orbit, we had been to the moon, we had people with cell phones and colour televisions and the Internet and amazing medical technology of all kinds.
David Gerrold

Pluto's orbit is so elongated that it crosses the orbit of another planet. Now that's... you've got no business doing that if you want to call yourself a planet. Come on, now! There's something especially transgressive about that.
Neil deGrasse Tyson

The opportunity to orbit the Earth, witnessing multiple sunrises and sunsets every day, looking back to our small blue life-sustaining jewel from a distance, gives me the greatest sense of anticipation.
Sarah Brightman
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Orbit Translations

orbit in Dutch is oogkas, baan
orbit in French is orbite, orbitent, orbitons, orbitez, orbiter
orbit in German is Umlaufbahn, Kreisbahn, Umlaufbahn
orbit in Italian is orbita
orbit in Latin is orbis
orbit in Swedish is kretslopp
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