Earth, earth, world, globe(noun)
the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
"the Earth moves around the sun"; "he sailed around the world"
ball, globe, orb(noun)
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
Origin: From globe, from globus.
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.
The numerical value of globe in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of globe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of globe in a Sentence
On this shrunken globe, men can no longer live as strangers.
If I can take on 100,000 protesters, I can do the same across the globe.
We woman around the globe, we carry the world on our back. We build society.
This (Harley-Davidson) brand is so strong for so many people across the entire globe.
There is more sophistication and less sense in New York than anywhere else on the globe.
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Translations for globe
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- كره ارArabic
- zeměkoule, glóbusCzech
- klode, jordklode, globusDanish
- Erde, Erdkugel, GlobusGerman
- کره, جهانPersian
- karttapallo, maapalloFinnish
- terre, globeFrench
- glóbusz, földgömbHungarian
- 地球, 地球儀, グローブJapanese
- 지구의, 지구본, ^지구Korean
- ကမ္ဘာ, ကမ္ဘာမြေကြီး, ကမ္ဘာလုံးBurmese
- globusNorwegian Nynorsk
- غونډاریPashto, Pushto
- glob, PământRomanian
- земно́й шар, Земля́, гло́бусRussian
- jorden, jordglobSwedish
- గోళము, భూగోళముTelugu
- küre, yerküreTurkish
- quả địa cầuVietnamese
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