Definitions for Globe
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Globe.
Earth, earth, world, globenoun
the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
"the Earth moves around the sun"; "he sailed around the world"
ball, globe, orbnoun
an object with a spherical shape
"a ball of fire"
a sphere on which a map (especially of the earth) is represented
Any spherical object
The planet Earth.
A spherical model of Earth or any planet.
To become spherical
Etymology: From globe, from globus.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: globe, French; globus, Latin.
The youth, whose fortune the vast globe obey’d,
Finding his royal enemy betray’d,
Wept at his fall. George Stepney.
Where God declares his intention to give this dominion, it is plain he meant that he would make a species of creatures that should have dominion over the other species of this terrestrial globe. John Locke.
The astrologer who spells the stars,
Mistakes his globe, and in her brighter eye
Interprets heaven’s physiognomy. John Cleveland.
These are the stars,
But raise thy thought from sense, nor think to find
Such figures there as are in globes design’d. Thomas Creech.
A globe of fiery seraphim inclos’d,
With bright imblazoning, and horrent arms. John Milton.
GLOBE is the Global Legislators Organisation for a Balanced Environment, founded in 1991. GLOBE's objective is to support political leadership on issues of climate and energy security, land use change and ecosystems. Internationally, GLOBE is focused on leadership from G20 leaders and the leaders of the emerging economies as well as formal negotiations within the United Nations. GLOBE believes that legislators have a critical role to play in holding their own governments to account for the commitments that are made during international negotiations.
A globe is a three-dimensional, spherical representation of the Earth or other celestial bodies. It includes geographical details such as continents, oceans, countries, and cities. Globes are often used for educational purposes, specifically in geography and astronomy, offering a spatial and realistic view of the Earth’s physical features and relative proportions.
a round or spherical body, solid or hollow; a body whose surface is in every part equidistant from the center; a ball; a sphere
anything which is nearly spherical or globular in shape; as, the globe of the eye; the globe of a lamp
the earth; the terraqueous ball; -- usually preceded by the definite article
a round model of the world; a spherical representation of the earth or heavens; as, a terrestrial or celestial globe; -- called also artificial globe
a body of troops, or of men or animals, drawn up in a circle; -- a military formation used by the Romans, answering to the modern infantry square
to gather or form into a globe
A globe is a three-dimensional scale model of Earth or other spheroid celestial body such as a planet, star, or moon. Some terrestrial globes include relief to show mountains and other features on the Earth's surface. The word "globe" comes from the Latin word globus, meaning round mass or sphere. It may also refer to a spherical representation of the celestial sphere, showing the apparent positions of the stars and constellations in the sky.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
glōb, n. a ball: a round body, a sphere: the earth: a sphere representing the earth (terrestrial globe) or the heavens (celestial globe): (obs.) a group.—v.t. to form in a circle.—ns. Globe′-fish, one of a genus of fishes found in warm seas, remarkable for its power of swelling out its body to a globular form; Globe′-flow′er, a small palæarctic genus of plants of the order Ranunculaceæ, with a globe of large showy sepals enclosing the small inconspicuous linear petals; Globe′-trot′ter, one who travels for pleasure around the world; Globe′-trot′ting; Glō′bin, a proteid constituent of red blood corpuscles.—adjs. Glōbose′, Glōb′ous, resembling a globe.—n. (Milt.) a globe.—n. Glōbos′ity.—adjs. Glob′ūlar, Glob′ūlous, Glob′ūlose, like a globe: spherical.—n. Globūlar′ity.—adv. Glob′ūlarly.—ns. Glob′ūle, a little globe or round particle—also Glob′ūlet; Glob′ūlin, Glob′ūline, a substance closely allied to albumen, which forms the main ingredient of the blood globules, and also occurs in the crystalline lens of the eye; Glob′ūlite, the name given by Vogelsang to minute crystallites of spherical, drop-like form.—adj. Glōb′y (Milt.), round. [O. Fr.,—L. globus; gleba, a clod.]
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
An all-round proposition which has furnished its shareholders a living for several thousand years, though its stock is two-thirds water.
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Etymology and Origins
An inn sign, the name of which was derived from the arms of the King of Portugal.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Globe is ranked #89069 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Globe surname appeared 208 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Globe.
61% or 127 total occurrences were White.
31.2% or 65 total occurrences were Black.
4.3% or 9 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
2.8% or 6 total occurrences were of two or more races.
The numerical value of Globe in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Globe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
If its individual citizens, to a man, are to be believed, it always is depressed, and always is stagnated, and always is at an alarming crisis, and never was otherwise; though as a body, they are ready to make oath upon the Evangelists, at any hour of the day or night, that it is the most thriving and prosperous of all countries on the habitable globe.
We have never gotten any proof about buses showing up at polling places, the Boston Globe's not in a private place. The Boston Globe's The Boston Globe.
The new reports fromThe Globe and Mailand theToronto Star offer conflicting information on the exact date of the interview, with one saying it happened in 2013 and the latter say it was between 2014 and 2017. But both reports raise questions about what Toronto Police knew about Bruce McArthur in the years leading up to Bruce McArthur arrest. Clockwise from left : Majeed Kayhan, 58 ; Dean Lisowick ; Soroush Marmudi, 50 ; Selim Esen, 44 and Andrew Kinsman, 49. ( Toronto Police) The Globe and Mail, citing a source with knowledge of the interview, says it occurred during the Project Project Houston investigation, which looked into the disappearances of three men in Toronto's Gay Village neighborhood, two of which Bruce McArthur was later charged with killing. The source said detectives had linked Bruce McArthur to two of the men through dating apps and brought Bruce McArthur in for questioning after receiving an anonymous tip. The Toronto Star, citing similar sources, said the interview happened between the closure of Project Houston in 2014 and the beginning of another investigation in 2017 that resulted in McArthur’s arrest. It also said the interview was over a matter unrelated to the missing people, but did not disclose what exactly. Detective Sgt. Hank Idsinga told The Globe and Mail in January that Bruce McArthur was not Bruce McArthur during Project Houston. Until we can establish that there has been foul play, we can attach a criminal offence to foul play, that's when someone would become Bruce McArthur.
What we wanted to do was see how lakes were changing over the entire globe and look at what variations there were in the warming rates across the globe but also how much variation there was between lakes that were close together.
Because I'm technologically able to find a like-minded person on the other side of the globe, I'm also more interested in making friends with my next-door neighbor.
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Translations for Globe
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- كره ارArabic
- zeměkoule, glóbusCzech
- globus, klode, jordklodeDanish
- Erdkugel, Globus, ErdeGerman
- جهان, کرهPersian
- maapallo, karttapalloFinnish
- globe, terreFrench
- glóbusz, földgömbHungarian
- 地球, グローブ, 地球儀Japanese
- ^지구, 지구본, 지구의Korean
- ကမ္ဘာမြေကြီး, ကမ္ဘာ, ကမ္ဘာလုံးBurmese
- globusNorwegian Nynorsk
- غونډاریPashto, Pushto
- glob, PământRomanian
- гло́бус, земно́й шар, Земля́Russian
- jorden, jordglobSwedish
- గోళము, భూగోళముTelugu
- yerküre, küreTurkish
- quả địa cầuVietnamese
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