What does Globe mean?

Definitions for Globe
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. ball, globe, orbnoun

    an object with a spherical shape

    "a ball of fire"

  3. globenoun

    a sphere on which a map (especially of the earth) is represented

Wiktionary

  1. globenoun

    Any spherical object

  2. globenoun

    The planet Earth.

  3. globenoun

    A spherical model of Earth or any planet.

  4. globeverb

    To become spherical

  5. Etymology: From globe, from globus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Globenoun

    a round or spherical body, solid or hollow; a body whose surface is in every part equidistant from the center; a ball; a sphere

  2. Globenoun

    anything which is nearly spherical or globular in shape; as, the globe of the eye; the globe of a lamp

  3. Globenoun

    the earth; the terraqueous ball; -- usually preceded by the definite article

  4. Globenoun

    a round model of the world; a spherical representation of the earth or heavens; as, a terrestrial or celestial globe; -- called also artificial globe

  5. Globenoun

    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

  6. Globeverb

    to gather or form into a globe

Freebase

  1. 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

  1. Globe

    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

  1. GLOBE

    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

  1. Globe

    An inn sign, the name of which was derived from the arms of the King of Portugal.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Globe in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Globe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Globe in a Sentence

  1. Darren Linvill:

    It's definitely spreading out the risk, you can have accounts operating from entirely different parts of the globe and it might make your operation harder to identify overall.

  2. Tom Naratil in October:

    We're giving them a broader variety of solutions which are available to our corporate and institutional clients through the investment bank, and we're making them available for Global Wealth Management clients across the globe.

  3. Sam Hook:

    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.

  4. Amelia Landers:

    I think that will take the lead, we are testing a number of different [ borrow-a-cup ] programs around the globe.

  5. Carli Lloyd:

    I know that there's probably some players and people and everybody around the globe thinking this is the craziest thing, but then I also see it from the one perspective of maybe this is kind of something that's going to break down some barriers and give people, women especially, the confidence to know that maybe they can be a part of any NFL team as a kicker.

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