What does globe mean?

Definitions for globe
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. ball, globe, orb(noun)

    an object with a spherical shape

    "a ball of fire"

  3. globe(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. globe(Noun)

    Any spherical object

    Etymology: From globe, from globus.

  2. globe(Noun)

    The planet Earth.

    Etymology: From globe, from globus.

  3. globe(Noun)

    A spherical model of Earth or any planet.

    Etymology: From globe, from globus.

  4. globe(Verb)

    To become spherical

    Etymology: From globe, from globus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Globe(noun)

    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. Globe(noun)

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

  3. Globe(noun)

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

  4. Globe(noun)

    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. Globe(noun)

    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. Globe(verb)

    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. Stephen Midway:

    As development increases along the coast and in beach communities, more residents and tourists frequent these waters, with more people in the water, the chance for a shark attack increases. However, I must stress the fact that not all places across the globe saw an increase. And even in the places where we saw an increase, the chances were still one in several million.

  2. Wilton Gregory:

    He has his finger on a number of important events and circumstances throughout the globe, he's got our own issues of racial harmony on his radar. I mean, he is the pastor of the world, and so he's got to know what's going on in the world, and he got it. I think his speech is an indication that he knows what's going on in our nation.

  3. Mike Braun:

    Senator Richard Lugar is a towering figure in Hoosier history and one of the greatest statesmen ever to serve in the U.S. Senate. As our longest serving Senator, he worked tirelessly with leaders across the globe to better the state and the country he loved, maureen and I are praying for the Senator Richard Lugar family in this difficult time.

  4. Michael Douglas:

    Being in a movie like this is universally loved and appreciated in a time where our globe is disintegrating and getting so divisive and all of this -- to have people around the world you know, love a movie, it really makes me happy to be a part of this industry.

  5. Eric Trump:

    Like millions of businesses around the globe, we have been forced by Government mandate to temporarily close our hospitality and leisure facilities, and are doing all that we can to retain and support our highly valued staff, the job retention plan created by the UK Government has nothing to do with the Trump Organization and does not benefit the business — it is solely about protecting people and their families who would otherwise be out of work. We are anxiously awaiting the day that we receive approval from the government to reopen our doors and look forward to getting back to business.

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