Definitions for ORBɔrb

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

orbɔrb(n.)

  1. a sphere or globe.

  2. the eyeball or eye.

  3. any of the heavenly bodies.

  4. a sphere bearing a cross as emblem of sovereignty and justice.

    Category: Heraldry

  5. any of the hollow concentric spheres that in pre-Copernican astronomy were thought to surround the earth and carry the planets and stars.

    Category: Aerospace

  6. Archaic. a circle or something circular. the earth.

  7. (v.t.)to form into a circle or sphere.

  8. Archaic. to encircle; enclose.

  9. (v.i.)to move in an orbit.

Origin of orb:

1520–30; < L orbis circle, disk, orb

orb′less(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eyeball, orb(noun)

    the ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye

  2. ball, globe, orb(verb)

    an object with a spherical shape

    "a ball of fire"

  3. orb, orbit, revolve(verb)

    move in an orbit

    "The moon orbits around the Earth"; "The planets are orbiting the sun"; "electrons orbit the nucleus"

Wiktionary

  1. orb(Noun)

    A spherical body; a globe; especially, one of the celestial spheres; a sun, planet, or star

  2. orb(Noun)

    One of the azure transparent spheres conceived by the ancients to be inclosed one within another, and to carry the heavenly bodies in their revolutions

  3. orb(Noun)

    A circle; especially, a circle, or nearly circular orbit, described by the revolution of a heavenly body; an orbit

  4. orb(Noun)

    A period of time marked off by the revolution of a heavenly body. --John Milton

  5. orb(Noun)

    The eye, as luminous and spherical

    A drop serene hath quenched their orbs. --John Milton

  6. orb(Noun)

    A revolving circular body; a wheel

    The orbs Of his fierce chariot rolled. --John Milton

  7. orb(Noun)

    A sphere of action. --William Wordsworth

    But in our orbs we'll live so round and safe. --Shakespeare

  8. orb(Noun)

    A globus cruciger

  9. orb(Noun)

    A translucent sphere appearing in flash photography

  10. orb(Verb)

    to form into an orb or circle

  11. orb(Verb)

    to encircle; to surround; to inclose

  12. orb(Verb)

    to become round like an orb

  13. Origin: orbe, from orbis. Compare orbit.

Freebase

  1. Orb

    Orb is freeware streaming software that enables users to remotely access all their personal digital media files including pictures, music, videos and television. It can be used from any Internet-enabled device, including laptops, pocket PC, smartphones, PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii video game consoles. It is now edited and controlled by Oakland, California based Orb Networks.


Translations for ORB

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

blind(adjective)

not able to see

a blind man.

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